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Orders of the Day — Government of Scotland Bill. ( 9 May 1924)

Mr T.P. O'Connor: ...That was a few months before the War, and there was this attendance of 10, mainly cranks, who, instead of discussing the very grave and menacing questions which existed, raised questions concerning Hong Kong and Shanghai which were important in their way but small compared with the policy of the British Empire in view of what was to happen within a few months' time. At a quarter past 8,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Chinese Waters (Piracy). ( 5 May 1924)

Sir Kingsley Wood: ...supply any further information as regards recent frequent piratical attacks on British ships in Chinese waters, and as to the results of the different steps he has taken in this matter; whether the Hong Kong Government have decided that in the case of death or disablement of British officers through these attacks they will pay certain compensation, but, at the same time, that this...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Ranker Officers. (13 Mar 1924)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: ..., and whether it has been done with the full consent of the Commander-in-Chief in India? 10.0 P.M. There is another point in the Army Estimates which rather puzzles me. Why do Mauritius, Ceylon, Hong Kong, and the Straits Settlements pay contributions for the upkeep of the garrisons, whereas Bermuda, Malta, Jamaica and Sierra Leone pay nothing? Why should one pay a contribution and not the...

Oral Answers to Questions — China (Attacks on British Ships). ( 3 Mar 1924)

Sir Kingsley Wood: ...registered vessel "Hydrangea," have been laid before him; if so, what, if any, steps are being taken in dealing with this serious menace to life and property; whether the British authorities at Hong Kong are moving in the matter; and whether the Colonial Office will ensure that such British registered vessels shall be provided with wireless apparatus which might at any time prove a...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Colonial Services. ( 3 Mar 1924)

Mr John Black: ...agreement. I want to ask the Committee how the Chinese labourers are in a position to stand up for their rights with, regard to piece-work arrangements when they have been brought 3,000 miles from Hong Kong or China to work in Nauru. There should be some arrangement whereby some arbitration board is appointed or some outside body to whom these Chinese labourers could appeal with regard to...

Navy Estimates, 1923–24.: Admiralty Office. (19 Jul 1923)

Mr George Lambert: ...of the Pacific, and it was stated very clearly in the Treaty that no new fortifications or naval bases shall be established east of the meridian of 110 East longitude. That expressly excluded Hong Kong. On the 6th February, 1922, there was affixed to this document the signatures of the United States, not only of Great Britain, but of the British Empire, of France, of Italy, and of Japan....

Hong Kong Legislative Council. (10 Jul 1923)

Hong Kong Legislative Council.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Naval Bases (Far East). ( 9 May 1923)

Mr Charles Darbishire: 17. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what the total cost to date of the Hong Kong Naval Base has been; what its annually recurrent expenditure on Navy Account is to-day; and what military establishment is necessary for its protection and the cost of it per annum?

Oral Answers to Questions — Finance Bill.: Maintenance Orders (Enforcement) Act, 1920. ( 1 May 1923)

....Bermuda.British Guiana.British Solomon Islands Protectorate.Ceylon.Cyprus.Falkland Islands.Fiji.Gambia.Gibraltar.Gilbert and Ellice Islands.Gold Coast.Gold Coast—Northern Territories.1183Grenada.Hong Kong.Kenya.Leeward Islands.Malta.Mauritius.New Zealand.Nigeria.Northern Rhodesia.Nyasaland Protectorate.Queensland.Saint Lucia.Saint Vincent.Seychelles.Sierra Leone.Somaliland...

Orders of the Day — Navy Estimates, 1923–24.: Works, Buildings, and Repairs, at Home and Abroad. ( 1 May 1923)

Sir Bolton Eyres-Monsell: ...urged by the Dominions. The Washington Conference has made this work increasingly necessary at the present day. As the Committee knows, under the Treaty we are precluded from further developing Hong Kong and, at the present moment, we have not got a single dock in the Far East on British territory capable of taking a bulged capital battleship. On the total sum foreshadowed in these...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Commercial Representatives (Withdrawal). (16 Apr 1923)

Lieut-Colonel Albert Buckley: Posts in the Commercial Diplomatic or Trade Commissioner Services have been closed at the following places: Bogota.Havana.Lisbon.Santiago.Sofia.Hong Kong.Lima.Montevideo.Singapore.Teheran. In addition the junior officer has been withdrawn from the following posts: Buenos Aires.Brussels.Madrid.Rio de Janeiro.Washington. The annual cost of maintaining these posts was, approximately, £31,000....

Orders of the Day — Supply (22 Mar 1923)

Sir Clement Kinloch-Cooke: ...of the ships. Complaint is constantly made that ships are not properly ventilated, and there is a good deal of truth in this contention. We know what happened to the "Vindictus," that went out to Hong Kong the other day. She was overcrowded, and although she had to go through the tropics, was without refrigerators, both the accommodation and the ventilation on the ship was very bad. In...

Orders of the Day — Supply. (20 Mar 1923)

Sir Park Goff: ...to-day. Imagine the jaundiced eye of a German skipper going from Hamburg to Shanghai when he beholds the Union Jack floating at Dover, at Gibraltar, at Suez, at Aden, at Colombo, at Singapore, and Hong Kong. He would feel inclined to say, like the man who saw a giraffe for the first time at the Zoo, "it simply ain't true." It is an eye-opener to the man who goes out there for the first...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Avy Estimates, 1923– (12 Mar 1923)

Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery: ...of a fleet of modern capital ships. At present there is no dock in British territory in the East capable of taking a capital ship. The Washington Treaty precludes us from expanding and developing Hong Kong, and, as a matter of fact, the position of Singapore on the direct route to the Far East and on the flank of our commercial and strategic line of communications with Australia is...

Irish Free State.: Navy Estimates, 1923–24. (12 Mar 1923)

Sir Clement Kinloch-Cooke: ...day when the question was raised in this House we were told that a Committee was inquiring into the matter. I have received a letter to-day from a man who sailed in the "Vindictus," which went to Hong Kong, and what happened there? Not only was the ventilation very bad, but all the arrangements were very bad. The ship was overcrowded, the messes of the lower deck Pere particularly...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Chinese Labouk, Nauru. ( 5 Dec 1922)

Mr Charles Buxton: 38. asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies whether British Colonial officials in Hong Kong have made arrangements for the supply of Chinese indentured labour in Nauru and Samoa?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Establishments Abroad (Aircraft Defences). ( 2 Aug 1922)

Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy: Does that mean that there are no aircraft defences at Singapore or Hong Kong?


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