Results 181–186 of 186 for speaker:Major Lyall Wilkes

Oral Answers to Questions — Japan: Allied Control Commission (15 Oct 1945)

Major Lyall Wilkes: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he will support the proposal made by the Soviet Government for the setting up of an allied control commission in Japan; and whether he will give an assurance that only a democratic Japanese Government which gives political freedom to all democratic parties, trades unions and co-operatives will be recognised by His Majesty's Government.

Oral Answers to Questions — Japan: Allied Control Commission (15 Oct 1945)

Major Lyall Wilkes: Arising out of that, will the right hon. Gentleman tell the House if the Far Eastern Commission that was envisaged, is to be a purely advisory body or not?

Oral Answers to Questions — Greece: Army Promotions (15 Oct 1945)

Major Lyall Wilkes: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he is aware that Dionysious Papodongonas, colonel of the Tripolis Security Battalion throughout the German occupation and the author of a congratulatory telegram to Hitler, dated 28th July, 1944, on the occasion of Hitler's escape from the attempt on his life, was recently posthumously promoted to the rank of major-general in the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Greece: Army Promotions (15 Oct 1945)

Major Lyall Wilkes: Is not my hon. Friend aware that this promotion was only cancelled as a result of nation-wide indignation expressed in Greece, and that, in fact, coupled with the promotion of Colonel Papadongonas was that of Colonel Dertilis, the leader of the Security Battalion? Does he not think it symptomatic of the present balance of forces in Greece at the moment that such promotions should be made?

Oral Answers to Questions — Greece: Detentions (Kalamata) (15 Oct 1945)

Major Lyall Wilkes: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he is aware that out of the 22 members of the Resistance, who constituted the Liberation Committee and administered the town of Kalamata after its evacuation by the Germans and the Quisling administration, eight, including George Dallas and Brigadier Costopoulos, have been in gaol, without trial, since 1st March; that the charges...

Orders of the Day — King's Speech: Debate on the Address (20 Aug 1945)

Major Lyall Wilkes: I crave the indulgence of the House if, in my maiden speech, I draw the attention of the House to some of the grave issues that are emerging in Greece, not because they are important in themselves—although they certainly are—but because they are symptomatic also of what is happening in Europe as a whole. I was fortunate enough to serve in Greece during the last weeks of the German...


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