Palestine (Expenditure).

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 5th November 1929.

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Photo of Mr Ernest Bennett Mr Ernest Bennett , Cardiff Central

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asked the Secretary of State for War what expenditure has been incurred through the transport and employment of troops in connection with the recent riots in Palestine?

Photo of Mr Thomas Shaw Mr Thomas Shaw , Preston

I would refer my hon. and gallant Friend to the reply which I gave on the 31st October to the hon. and gallant Member for the Isle of Wight (Captain P. Macdonald), of which I am sending him a copy.

Photo of Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy , Kingston upon Hull Central

Is it not a fact that no troops would have been required if the late Government had not reduced the police forces?