Oral Answers to Questions — France and Ruhr District. – in the House of Commons on 16th April 1923.

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Photo of Mr Frank Gray Mr Frank Gray , Oxford


asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he can inform the House of the present state of affairs in Memel; and whether the unrest and disturbances have arisen as a result of taxation to meet the cost of occupation by the Allies?

Photo of Mr Ronald McNeill Mr Ronald McNeill , Canterbury

According to the information of His Majesty's Government there has been a general strike in Memel, but this has now ended and work has been completely resumed. I have no information confirming the suggestion made by the hon. Member in the last part of the question.