Burmese Associations (General Council Meeting).

Oral Answers to Questions — India. – in the House of Commons on 4th July 1922.

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Photo of Colonel Josiah Wedgwood Colonel Josiah Wedgwood , Newcastle-under-Lyme

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether the General Council of the Burmese Associations, while discussing the advisability of co-operating in the formation of the new Legislative Council, was served with notices under the Criminal Procedure Code and declared to be an illegal meeting; whether the local Government authorised this action by the police; and, if so, on what grounds?

Photo of Viscount  Turnour Viscount Turnour , Horsham and Worthing

I have no knowledge of the circumstances alleged.

Photo of Colonel Josiah Wedgwood Colonel Josiah Wedgwood , Newcastle-under-Lyme

There were telegrams in the Press two or three days ago!

Photo of Viscount  Turnour Viscount Turnour , Horsham and Worthing

I am not responsible for what is in the Press.

Photo of Colonel Josiah Wedgwood Colonel Josiah Wedgwood , Newcastle-under-Lyme

Would it be possible for the Noble Lord to make inquiries?