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Orders of the Day — Anglo-Iraq Treaty. (18 Feb 1926) curious to ask what has been the effect of a certain document to which the hon. and learned Member for Cambridge University (Sir G. Butler) was kind enough to refer. What has been done by the Arab Government to put their house in order, and to decrease the charge on the British taxpayer I Let me say this. Since certain estimates were formed, there has been a very bad harvest, and since...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Training of an Air People. (25 Feb 1926)

Rear-Admiral Sir Murray Sueter: proposed to proceed with the scheme for the progressive reduction of the Imperial garrison in that country. Does that mean that those eight squadrons are to be reduced, or are you going to train Arabs to take the place of our pilots, because it is not quite clear what you are going to do. I think it is most important that we should have more trained and skilled engineers in the Air...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Palestine (Frontier Force). (8 Mar 1926)

Mr. MacNEILL-WEIR: 27. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he is aware that the gendarmerie in Palestine, which has previously consisted of Jews, Arabs, and Circassians in equal numbers, is being disbanded and reorganised on a basis excluding Jews; and whether he will take steps to prevent such racial discrimination, which has given rise to discontent and will militate...

Oral Answers to Questions — Tunisia (Arrest of Lieutenant Macnamara). (10 Mar 1926)

Captain James Fairfax: ...the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he has received any report of the circumstances in which Lieutenant Macnamara was arrested at Sousse, in Tunisia, and imprisoned for 15 days among Arab criminals; and if he will ascertain whether this officer has been released and, if he be still awaiting trial, if he will ensure that he receives assistance in his defence and treatment...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Coloured British Seamen. (15 Mar 1926)

...of State for the Home Department (1) if he is aware that in Cardiff the registration certificate books that have been issued in the past to coloured British seamen have borne the words Adenese or Arab seaman; for what reason these words have now become disused; and whether, as at present there is nothing to indicate on the registration card that the man is ether than an alien, he will...

Orders of the Day — Financial Statement.: Continuation of Duty on Tea. (26 Apr 1926)

Mr Shapurji Saklatvala: ...without waiting for any disarmament conference, cannot enter into a sort of partnership, maintaining only one Air Force for strictly defensive purposes, and give up their enterprise in bombing the Arabs, Moroccans, and so on. If you can see your way to make your armaments for bona fide defensive purposes, and if you can enter into partnership, each country curtailing its expense by 40 or...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: British Seamen, Liverpool. (28 Apr 1926)

Mr John Hayes: ...the shipping companies and the Employment Exchanges for filling vacancies in crews of ships signing articles in Merseyside ports; and whether any steps can be taken to prevent the importation of Arab and other alien seamen while Merseyside seamen are out of work?

Orders of the Day — Hours of Industrial Employ Ment Bill. (30 Apr 1926)

Mr Henry Croft: 1.0 P.M. If we believe in the fiscal policy of this country, the policy of free imports and taxed exports, what right have we to complain? A complaint was made yesterday that Lascars or Arabs are employed on British ships among white men. Hon Members opposite, however, in another breath will tell us that all men in the world are equal; that there is no real distinction, and that,...

Orders of the Day — Police Pensions Bill. (14 May 1926)

Sir W. JOYNSON-HOCKS: Not in the "British Gaeztte." The "British Gazette," having admirably fulfilled its functions, has folded its tents like the Arabs, And silently faded away. Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the Debate be now adjourned." [Commander Eyres Monsell.]

Orders of the Day — Emergency Powers (Continuance).: Vote of Censure Proposed. (2 Jul 1926)

Mr Frederick Macquisten: the one thing they will not allow the working man to have. As a. matter of fact they do not give the working man even a dog's chance of liberty. Their point of view is very much like that of the Arab chief in Iraq, who, after a punitive expedition hail been sent against him for burning a village, exclaimed, "Where is your British liberty. You are interfering with my pastimes." The trade...

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine.: Coloured Seamen (Engagements, British Ports). (13 Jul 1926)

Mr John Hayes: 9. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his Depart- ment has collected information on the methods of boarding-house keepers in securing engagements for Arabs and other coloured seamen on ships signing articles in British ports; and whether he is satisfied that no malpractices or undue influences exist with the view to creating a preference for coloured seamen over British seamen...

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Miss Gertrude Bell. (14 Jul 1926)

Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery: ...personality. Her intimate knowledge of the East enabled her to render exceptional service to the British Forces during the operations in Mesopotamia. Since then, her profound sympathy with the Arab people and her strong faith in their future, played no small part in shaping the policy of mutual confidence and co-operation upon which we have based our setting up, and subsequent support of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine.: Coloured Seamen (British Ports). (20 Jul 1926)

Mr John Hayes: 7. asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of complaints of offences by boarding-house keepers in the matter of supplying Arab and other coloured seamen that have reached the Board of Trade during the past three years; the quarters from which the complaints have come; the number of prosecutions that have taken place and the results; and whether the complaints are investigated by...

Orders of the Day — Palestine and East Africa Loans [Guarantee]. (21 Jul 1926)

Sir Robert Hamilton: ...benefit of ourselves in that country and for future development of the whole country. I am not an old man, but I can remember the days of Livingstone. I can remember the final breaking up of the Arab slave trade. Then I have seen the scramble for Africa by European nations. I have seen railways built in Africa for military purposes, but to-night we see the beginning of a national effort on...

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Mombasa (Land Sale Restriction). (29 Jul 1926)

Mr Ernest Thurtle: 62. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether his attention has been drawn to the memorial presented to the Governor of Kenya by a deputation representing the Indian and Arab communities in that Colony, on the subject of the proposed sale by public auction of 21 residential plots in Mombasa, for which neither Indians nor Arabs will be allowed to bid and on which members of neither...

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Palestine (Loan). (29 Jul 1926)

Sir Frank Sanderson: ...Palestine, His Majesty's Government have acted in consultation with any representative body of the inhabitants of the country; whether they have taken any measures to ascertain the opinion of the Arabs, on whom, as forming about 90 per cent, of the population, the chief burden of meeting the charges of the debt will fall; and whether they will inform the House as to how they intend to...

Orders of the Day — Dominion and Colonial Affairs. (29 Jul 1926)

...her personally, I had many opportunities of judging her worth in various communications to the Colonial Office, and I have no hesitation in saying that not only did she render great service to the Arab people, but that she maintained the best and highest traditions of this country, and that the country is the poorer for her death. Equally, I will very briefly refer to the loss which the...

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