Results 401–413 of 413 for basque

Oral Answers to Questions — Spain. (30 Apr 1937)

Sir Archibald Sinclair: Has the right hon. Gentleman noticed in to-day's newspapers signed despatches from correspondents on the Basque front describing the destruction of another town and the pursuit again of unarmed civilian fugitives by aeroplanes and machine guns; and will the right hon. Gentleman bring to the notice of the other members of the Non-Intervention Committee the serious threat which the continuation...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Spain. (27 Apr 1937)

Mr Alan Lennox-Boyd: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that two months ago the Altos Hornos Company, ironfounders, of Bilbao, was ordered by the Basque Government to sell its Spanish ships and put them under the British flag in an attempt to escape General Franco's impending blockade; and whether he can state the number of ships so sold and the percentage of the crews that is of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Spain. (26 Apr 1937)

Mr Henry Croft: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the independent Basque Republic has declared its independence from the Government of Spain which existed at the outbreak of civil war; and whether the Basque Government is therefore in the same diplomatic position as the Government of General Franco as having severed its connection with the erstwhile Government of Spain?

Oral Answers to Questions — Spain. (20 Apr 1937)

Mr Edward Burgin: ...the position as to protection has in each case been explained. The owners of the British ships lying at St. Jean de Luz were informed on Saturday that the Government could not advise proceeding to Basque ports, including Santander and Gijon, but that in any case British naval vessels would, as already announced, give protection on the high seas if called upon.

Orders of the Day — Spain (British Shipping). (20 Apr 1937)

Mr Albert Alexander: ...position of the British Commonwealth of Nations. In this case there is perhaps no other explanation of their policy in relation to that loyal Catholic liberty-loving body of people living in the Basque country but that they are afraid of appearing to give any semblance of support to a Left policy and to the maintenance of liberty and freedom as the Basque Government desire to see it...

Oral Answers to Questions — Spain. (19 Apr 1937)

Mr Henry Croft: Is not the Government at Bilbao an independent Basque Republic, and in view of that fact have His Majesty's Government any diplomatic consonance of that Government at the present time?

Oral Answers to Questions — Situation at Bilbao. (16 Apr 1937)

Mr Anthony Eden: .... Gentleman is under a misapprehension. The message from His Majesty's Consul at Bilbao, to which no doubt he refers, was received on Wednesday last, and was in the following terms: President of Basque Government urgently requests you should be informed food situation critical, that harbour entrance is clear of mines, that shore batteries can effectively protect merchant shipping in...

Situation at Bilbao. (14 Apr 1937)

Mr Clement Attlee: ...long it has continued, because I have a statement here that is in entire contradiction. I propose to read it to the House. It comes from Senor Jose Antonio de Aguirre, who is the President of the Basque Republic, part of the Spanish Republic. He makes some very categorical statements. I hope that whoever replies for the Government will not evade these questions but will answer them, and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Germany.: Spain. (15 Feb 1937)

Mr Clement Attlee: Has the hon. Gentleman realised the conditions of the men, women and children in Guipuzcoa where the Basque population are being driven out en masse by the rebels, and will any action he taken in regard to these victims?

International Situation.: MR. Eden's Statement. (19 Jan 1937)

Mr Anthony Crossley: ...the Left, and it was just a question of which revolution came first. To-day that Government is a mockery. It is not a Government any longer, and nobody on its own side pretends that it is. In the Basque country they have autonomy, and they are fighting for Basque independence. In Catalonia they again have autonomy, and there is hardly a Catalonian soldier defending Madrid at the present...

Adjournment (Christmas).: Foreign Affairs. (18 Dec 1936)

Colonel John Macnamara: ...own people as to what kind of government he wants to set up—that is to say, if Germany is going to allow him to have any choice—and he will still have to fight two other wars. One is with the Basque Province in the north-west, which has still to be captured, and the other with Catalonia on the north-east. Catalonia will be a very tough proposition. She is arming strongly. She is an...

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Spain.. (16 Dec 1936)

Mr Anthony Eden: Yes, Sir. Negotiations are at present taking place between representatives of the Basque Government and of General Franco, under the auspices of the International Red Cross Committee, for the complete exchange of all prisoners and hostages between the Basque and neighbouring territories. His Majesty's Government have been kept informed of the progress of these negotiations by His Majesty's...

Spain. (29 Oct 1936)

Mr Anthony Eden: ...to secure exchanges of prisoners and to attempt to reduce the sufferings caused by the Civil War. One in particular has been successful. It is an agreement which has been reached between the Basque Government and the insurgents, as a result of which there has been an exchange of prisoners, and all the women have now been released. We owe that very largely to the work of Dr. Junod, of the...


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