Elwy El Gazzar Bey.

Oral Answers to Questions — Egypt. – in the House of Commons on 23rd May 1922.

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Photo of Mr John Mills Mr John Mills , Dartford

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether it was under martial law that the authorities on 21st April last forcibly prevented everyone from entering the house of Elwy El Gazzar Bey at Shebin-el-Kom, including two doctors, Bassim Daoud Bey, chief medical officer of the Shebin-el-Kom Government hospital, and Dr. Abdul Hamid Fahmy, who were attending this gentleman's daughter for trachoma?

Mr. HARMSWORTH:

The reply is in the negative.

Photo of Mr John Mills Mr John Mills , Dartford

Will the hon. Gentleman take steps to verify the accuracy of this question before he says the reply is in the negative [HON. MEMBERS: "Withdraw:"]