Palestine (Tel-Aviv and Jaffa).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — West Indies. – in the House of Commons on 18th May 1938.

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Photo of Major Henry Procter Major Henry Procter , Accrington

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he is aware of the proposal that all income arising from harbour, wharfage, storage, and other charges in connection with the Tel-Aviv harbour undertaking are to be collected by the Government of Palestine, although the undertaking is owned by the Marine Trust and the cost of its construction and running have been defrayed out of public subscriptions not invited on a commercial basis, no contributions whatsoever being made by the Government; and whether, in these circumstances, arrangements can be made to call the deferred conference in order to regularise the position?