Greece and Turkey.

Oral Answers to Questions — Safeguarding of Industries Act. – in the House of Commons on 24th July 1922.

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Photo of Mr William Ormsby-Gore Mr William Ormsby-Gore , Stafford

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asked the Prime Minister whether it is proposed to hold an international conference to deal with the Graeco-Turkish question and the Treaty of Sevres; and, if so, when and where?

Photo of Mr Cecil Harmsworth Mr Cecil Harmsworth , Luton

Negotiations on this subject are still proceeding between His Majesty's Government and their Allies. I therefore regret that I can add nothing at present to previous statements on the subject.

Photo of Mr William Ormsby-Gore Mr William Ormsby-Gore , Stafford

Now that the hon. and gallant Member for the Wrekin (Sir C. Townshend) has, apparently, arrived at Angora, are we to understand that he is conducting political negotiations?

Photo of Mr Cecil Harmsworth Mr Cecil Harmsworth , Luton

No, Sir. I have no official information that the hon. and gallant Member has arrived at Angora.

Photo of Mr William Ormsby-Gore Mr William Ormsby-Gore , Stafford

Has he not left for Angora?