Results 61–80 of 3622 for speaker:Mr George Hall

Palestine (1 Aug 1946)

Mr George Hall: I wish the hon. Member would not try to be funny.

Palestine (1 Aug 1946)

Mr George Hall: Perhaps not. The hon. Member might show a little bit of the breeding of the university. My hon. Friend also dealt with the question of the scheme. I would put it to him, as to everyone who has talked of the plan, that this is a provisional plan, both in regard to the suggested central legislature, and in regard to the Negeb. It is quite open for discussion between the two parties when they...

Palestine (1 Aug 1946)

Mr George Hall: I have already pointed out that His Majesty's Government will have to consider the position. They just cannot tie themselves to the very huge cost which is incurred in putting a plan such as this into operation. I think that ought to be made clear.

Palestine (1 Aug 1946)

Mr George Hall: It is a matter, of course, which His Majesty's Government will have to take into full consideration. The hon. Member for Cambridge University (Mr. Pickthorn) put a number of questions. I regret I was not here to hear his speech. He asked whether the Jewish Agency can go on, in view of its relation to the illegal army. It was made quite clear by the High Commission when the action was taken...

Palestine (1 Aug 1946)

Mr George Hall: That has been very carefully considered and, as far as we are concerned, as far as I am concerned, it would not involve Dr. Weizmann.

Palestine (1 Aug 1946)

Mr George Hall: He did not.

Palestine (1 Aug 1946)

Mr George Hall: No, he did not; we have no knowledge that he accepted the telegrams. My hon. Friend the Member for Central Newcastle (Mr. Wilkes) asked what was the object of the present operations in Tel-Aviv, and the number of persons who have been detained. Up to 10 a.m. today, 664 suspects have been arrested, of whom some are already identified as dangerous terrorists. We had a very interesting speech...

Palestine (1 Aug 1946)

Mr George Hall: Reference was made by the hon. and gallant Member for Lewes (Major Beamish) to the conditions under which the Palestine Police are working. He hoped that all the "plum jobs" would not go to the regular soldiers. The number of appointments to commissioned rank in the police and mobile forces from among officers serving in the Army is about 20. About 30 men serving in the Palestine Police have...

Palestine (1 Aug 1946)

Mr George Hall: No, I cannot answer that.

Palestine (1 Aug 1946)

Mr George Hall: There can be no doubt at all that the telegrams were sent, and the telegrams were received by certain persons. We cannot say who has received them. That is the difficulty.

Palestine (1 Aug 1946)

Mr George Hall: It is not suggested here that the Jewish Agency has received them.

Palestine (1 Aug 1946)

Mr George Hall: It has been made through the International Refugee Committee which has been set up and is examining the position at the present time, not only in respect of the United States and this country, but also in relation to the Dominions and other countries?

Oral Answers to Questions — African Colonies: Kipande Registration System (Kenya) (31 Jul 1946)

Mr George Hall: The Sub-Committee of the Kenya Labour Advisory Board, to which I referred in the answer which I gave to my hon. Friend on 14th May, has not yet reported, and I am not therefore in a position to add to that reply. I am in communication with the Governor about expediting the report.

Oral Answers to Questions — African Colonies: Legislative Council (Commercial Representation) (31 Jul 1946)

Mr George Hall: No individual firm is represented on any West African Legislative Council but all four Legislatures include at least one member nominated by the Governor, usually on the advice of such bodies as any local chamber of commerce or mines, to represent commercial interests generally.

Oral Answers to Questions — African Colonies: Medical Services (31 Jul 1946)

Mr George Hall: In order to give a complete reply to this Question I am asking the West African Governors for present figures and future estimates, and I will write to my hon. Friend when I have their replies.

Oral Answers to Questions — African Colonies: Medical Services (31 Jul 1946)

Mr George Hall: Some progress has been made, but I would prefer to await the reply from the Governor before giving my hon. Friend any details.

Oral Answers to Questions — African Colonies: Military Stores Disposal, Nigeria (31 Jul 1946)

Mr George Hall: I have no information about this matter, but I will make inquiries from the Governor and let the hon. and gallant Member know as soon as I get a reply.

Oral Answers to Questions — African Colonies: Military Stores Disposal, Nigeria (31 Jul 1946)

Mr George Hall: —but I have not heard any suggestion that that was the case. When I was in West Africa in January that subject came under discussion and I was assured that there was a surplus only of Army lorries.

Oral Answers to Questions — African Colonies: Military Stores Disposal, Nigeria (31 Jul 1946)

Mr George Hall: I will have inquiries made.


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