Oral Answers to Questions — Turkey (Greek and Jewish Refugees).

– in the House of Commons on 3rd June 1942.

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Photo of Mr Oliver Locker-Lampson Mr Oliver Locker-Lampson , Birmingham Handsworth

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what arrangements have been made with Turkey to receive 5,000 Greek refugees; and whether he is considering making the same facilities available for any Jewish refugees?

Photo of Mr Anthony Eden Mr Anthony Eden , Warwick and Leamington

A considerable number of Greek refugees have reached Turkey recently, and care is being taken for their maintenance, but I have no knowledge of any scheme under which Greek refugees are received for permanent residence in Turkey. The second part of the Question therefore does not arise.