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Orders of the Day — Foreign Office. ( 6 May 1936)

Viscountess ASTOR: The right hon. Baronet said, "Can you imagine Signor Mussolini saying 'If the Italian Army fails?'" and he spoke of the Prime Minister saying, "If the League fails," but surely he cannot compare the Prime Minister with Mussolini. The Prime Minister does not control the League, but Mussolini controls the Italians.

War Situation (22 Sep 1943)

Mr Samuel Silverman: Everybody knows that the working class in Italy is opposed to Mussolini and Fascism, and everybody, therefore, will appreciate that we are right in appealing to them. There is no middle class in Italy. Mussolini has seen to that over the last 20 years. Therefore, the only other class then, are the Royalist. aristocracy or the big industrialists. These are the two bodies of people in Italy who...

Orders of the Day — Palestine (31 Jul 1946)

Sir Henry Legge-Bourke: ...things which he said. There is the matter of General Barker's letter. The hon. Gentleman seemed to consider it a fit moment in which to liken the procedure taken by British troops to that taken by Mussolini on a Good Friday in Albania. There is one great thing the hon. Gentleman left out. Mussolini was committing an act of aggression, and these troops in Palestine were doing their level...

Orders of the Day — Queen's Speech: Rhodesia (12 Nov 1965)

Mr Philip Noel-Baker: The right hon. Gentleman cites the action over Ethiopia. I am deeply indebted to him for that example. We delayed for weeks, and then what did we do? We said we would not receive Mussolini's exports. We imposed one or two other trifling restrictions which many of us thought would be wholly and utterly ineffective, as we said at the time from those benches. In fact, they were a grave...

Oral Answers to Questions — Albania (Italo-Yugoslav Relations).: Sir a. Chamberlain's Statement. ( 2 May 1927)

Mr Austen Chamberlain: The Yugoslav representative was received, I think by Signor Mussolini in Rome before the Easter Recess, and before an absence from Rome which Signor Mussolini then undertook. I am not sure whether conversations have resumed since.

Oral Answers to Questions — Abyssinia. (23 Feb 1938)

Mr David Kirkwood: Can the Prime Minister tell us, in view of the arrangement which has been come to between him and Signor Mussolini, whether the relations between this country and Signor Mussolini are any more friendly than they were when the right hon. Gentleman the Member for Warwick and Leamington (Mr. Eden) was Foreign Secretary?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Spain. (14 Nov 1938)

Captain William Benn: Did he not say that Signor Mussolini had made it plain to our representative from the start, and can the Under-Secretary say whether that statement of Signor Mussolini was communicated to the French Ministers at the same time, namely, in February of this year?

Rail Performance (20 Mar 2002)

Viscount Bledisloe: My Lords, is the noble and learned Lord aware that the only government who have had any success in making trains run on time was that of Benito Mussolini? Is it the policy of either his party or the party opposite to induce a dictatorship such as that of Benito Mussolini?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister (Rome Conversations). (31 Jan 1939)

Mr Arthur Henderson: In view of the declaration by Signor Mussolini of his willingness to discuss the provisions of the London Non-Intervention Agreement of July, 1937, may I ask whether that means that Signor Mussolini intends forthwith to withdraw all his troops from Spain, in view of the fact that the Spanish Government have withdrawn all foreign nationals serving on their side?

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Italy and Abyssinia. (26 Feb 1936)

Mr. CREECH JONES: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he has any information concerning the negotiations between Herr Hitler and Signor Mussolini which took place before, and concerned, the Abyssinian campaign; and whether a document sent by the German officials to Signor Mussolini on the military prospects of such a campaign was sent to the Foreign Office, on what date,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister and Signor Mussolini (Correspondence). ( 3 Nov 1937)

Mr Neville Chamberlain: No, Sir. This correspondence was personal, but I have no objection to telling the House the purport of it. At the end of July last the Italian Ambassador brought me a message from Signor Mussolini of a friendly character. I took advantage of the opportunity to send Signor Mussolini a personal letter expressing my regret that relations between Great Britain and Italy were still far from that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Spain. (16 Nov 1938)

Mr Philip Noel-Baker: asked the Prime Minister on what public statement or statements by Signor Mussolini His Majesty's Government founded their view that, from the time of the first conversations between His Majesty's Government and the Italian Government, Signor Mussolini had made it known that he was not prepared to see General Franco defeated in the present war in Spain; what were the terms of such statements,...

Orders of the Day — Foreign Affairs (20 Dec 1965)

Mr Konni Zilliacus: ...Samuel Hoare, as Foreign Secretary, gave instructions to the then Mr. Eden on the Sanctions Committee not to take the lead and not to agree to any measure which might involve a danger of war with Mussolini. That made Mussolini the invisible chairman of the Sanctions Committee.

Orders of the Day — Foreign Policy. (19 Dec 1938)

Mr Reginald Sorensen: ...we advocate. Therefore whilst I wish the Prime Minister God speed when he goes to Rome, yet I do so only with the hope that he will not go with the idea of merely playing a devil's card game with Mussolini. I hope he will go with a big enough proposal and say to Signor Mussolini: "This is a dirty game we are all playing, and it can only end in the collapse of all Europe." I say he should...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Italy ( 4 May 1994)

David Winnick: ...since the liberation of Italy from fascism, is it not a matter for concern that some of the people involved in the new Government have highly praised the notorious war criminal and mass murderer, Mussolini, and that the Speaker of the Italian Parliament has made similar remarks? Is it too much to ask the Conservative Government here to make it absolutely clear that we consider Mussolini a...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Foreign Office. (18 May 1931)

Mr Alexander Haycock: I am very glad that the hon. and gallant Member mentioned M. Mussolini, because he has already visited this country. There was no objection to that visit. M. Mussolini was received with great honour. But there is a marvellous difference in the attitude of hon. Members opposite when it is a question of dictatorship in Italy and when it is a question of dictatorship in Russia. The only...

Bill Presented: Consideration of Lords Amendments and further messages from the Lord ( 7 Feb 2001)

John Hayes: The comparison with Mussolini does not, in fact, bear much scrutiny: Mussolini made the trains run on time, whereas the Government have done precisely the opposite. Leaving that aside, however, may I suggest that it is organisations of that type—independent outside bodies—that look to the Report stage of a Bill for the raising and debating of their considered views by Members? That is not...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Prisoners of War: Transfer from Italy to Germany (21 Sep 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: ...of State for War (1) whether he has received any confirmation of the Badoglio Government's assurance that no British prisoners have been transferred from Italy to Germany since the fall of Mussolini; approximately, how many were transferred shortly before that event; and whether parcels are reaching them at their new addresses; {2) how many of the British prisoners transferred from Italy...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Somaliland. ( 4 Jul 1935)

Mr Anthony Eden: ...policy of His Majesty's Government to keep the House fully informed in such matters. My hon. Friend no doubt has in mind the suggestion recently made by His Majesty's Government to Signor Mussolini as regards the cession to Abyssinia of a small strip of British Somaliland, to which I referred in the House last Monday. This suggestion represented an effort to reach an agreed settlement of a...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Air Estimates, 1938. (26 Jul 1938)

Mr Morgan Jones: Mussolini. I will read an extract from the "Times" of last Saturday. Under the heading, "Danish Ship sunk by Aeroplane," appears the following statement: It was reported from Marseilles yesterday that His Majesty's Ship 'Shropshire,' of the First Cruiser Squadron, landed on her arrival there the officers and crew of the Danish steamship ' Bodil.' It does not happen to be an English ship, but...


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