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 Mr Thomas Williams Mr Thomas Williams , Don Valley

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies, (1) who provided the funds with which to open the port of Tel-Aviv; and what assistance has been provided by the Palestine administration, in view of the situation existing at Jaffa following the rebellion;

(2) on how many occasions since 1920 the port of Jaffa has been temporarily closed owing to terrorism or internal strife; and why the port of Tel-Aviv was opened in 1936, and the relationship between the temporary Marine Trust, Limited, and the Palestine administration?