Oral Answers to Questions — Palestine (Situation)

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th November 1946.

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Photo of Lieut-Colonel Sir Thomas Moore Lieut-Colonel Sir Thomas Moore , Ayr District of Burghs 12:00 am, 27th November 1946

asked the Prime Minister whether he will consider trying to arrange a meeting of the Big Four in order to discuss and decide the future of Palestine.

Photo of Mr Herbert Morrison Mr Herbert Morrison , Lewisham East

I have been asked to reply. No, Sir.

Photo of Lieut-Colonel Sir Thomas Moore Lieut-Colonel Sir Thomas Moore , Ayr District of Burghs

Why do we continue to expose our soldiers and civilians to savage murder in Palestine for no apparent return except hatred from the Jews, distrust from the Arabs, and criticism from our Allies?

Photo of Mr Herbert Morrison Mr Herbert Morrison , Lewisham East

That is an expression of sorrow which I am sure we all share.

Photo of Mr George Drayson Mr George Drayson , Skipton

Is the reason why these discussions have not been allowed to take place because it is no longer the Big Four but the Big Three and a Half?