Oral Answers to Questions — Aden (Military Incursion).

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 29th November 1933.

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Photo of Mr Hylton Murray-Philipson Mr Hylton Murray-Philipson , Twickenham


asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he can give the House any information regarding the recent incursions made by the troops of a neighbouring potentate into a remote area of the Aden Protectorate, resulting in livestock being looted and hostages taken from tribesmen under British protection; whether air action has been taken or threatened against the frontier fortresses from which the marauding troops came; and has the return of hostages and loot been secured and the position stabilised?