Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Treaties. – in the House of Commons on 6th April 1922.

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Photo of Hon. Aubrey Herbert Hon. Aubrey Herbert , Yeovil


asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether it is proposed to put the Peninsula of Gallipoli under the Greeks or under an Allied Commission; and if His Majesty's Government will consider the advisability of an alternative plan, such as inviting the Turks to put the Peninsula under the League of Nations?

Photo of Mr Cecil Harmsworth Mr Cecil Harmsworth , Luton

If my hon. Friend will read the communiqué issued to the Press after the Paris meeting, he will see that the intention is that the Gallipoli Peninsula should be Greek territory, but demilitarised and occupied by an Allied garrison. The answer to the last part of the question is in the negative.