China (Anti-British Demonstration)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th January 1948.

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Photo of Mr John Paton Mr John Paton , Norwich 12:00 am, 20th January 1948

Is it not the case that evictions of the kind which were alleged to have been the cause of this trouble have been going on for perfectly sound reasons in Kowloon and Hong Kong for years past, and, therefore, is it not likely that the alleged cause of these troubles is simply a subterfuge to conceal the fact that certain people were anxious to foment this trouble?