Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Settlement.

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 24th October 1935.

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Photo of Mr George Buchanan Mr George Buchanan , Glasgow Gorbals

Is not the right hon. Gentleman aware that this man was unemployed for some considerable time and had to be helped by members of his family at home and that that is the reason why the fare was paid; and will he again make inquiry to see whether the man is in constant employment and, if so, why the authorities do not take action as they do in the ordinary course against other debtors and sue him in the courts in Australia?