Hong Kong, Treatment of Children.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Palestine. – in the House of Commons on 14th March 1922.

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether the records of the Colonial Office show that mui tsai of Hong Kong, of quite tender years, are frequently compelled to labour over 12 hours a day, and that cases have been established in the open court where these children have been forced to work up to as long as 18 and 20 hours in one day?