Iraq (Motor Transport).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland. – in the House of Commons on 25th July 1922.

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether a service of motor omnibuses has been established between Bagdad and Aleppo; whether this service is expected to be self-supporting and, if not, how will the deficit be met; who is providing the original capital; whether the Arabs along the proposed route are to be paid a subsidy so long as they do not attack these vehicles; what is the amount; and who is finding this money?