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Oral Answers to Questions — Mesopotamia.: Rolls-Royce Chassis. (16 Nov 1920)

Mr Winston Churchill: This subject has to be debated. I certainly do not understand that the troops will go away, and leave the country to go to wreck and ruin. What we wish to do is to set up an Arab Government, like many of the Governments we have set up, and offer it a certain amount of aid.

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Hedjaz. (18 Nov 1920)

..., are entitled to representation on the League of Nations, without regard to their being national as well as political units; and whether the new kingdom of the Hedjaz can claim to represent the Arab nation more than the other principalities or Chiefships in Arabia which entertain no political or other relations with that kingdom?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mesopotamia.: Barracks and Cantonments. (30 Nov 1920)

Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy: ...the right hon. Gentleman if he anticipates any saving in this building programme, in view of the recent statement of His Majesty's Government of the instructions given to Sir Percy Cox to set up an Arab State in Mesopotamia?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mesopotamia.: Barbed Wire. (30 Nov 1920)

Mr Charles White: ..., if these are not the exact amounts and price, he will state the actual amount ordered and the exact price paid; whether the order has been executed; and whether, as Mesopotamia is to become an Arab state, it is necessary for the Government to place such a large order for war material with the firm in question?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mesopotamia. (1 Dec 1920)

Mr William Ormsby-Gore: 2. asked the Secretary of State for India whether he has received any further communication from the High Commissioner in Mesopotamia regarding the progress being made by the new Arab Government which he can communicate to the House; what progress is being made in the drafting of the organic law; and whether conditions in Mesopotamia now permit of the reopening of trade on the railways and by...

Oral Answers to Questions — Emir Feisal. (6 Dec 1920)

Mr William Ormsby-Gore: 55. asked the Prime Minister whether the Emir Feisal has recently arrived in this country; what steps are being taken by the Government to secure the continued friendship of an Arab leader to whom this country is deeply indebted for the action he took in the War on our behalf; and whether the French Government refused to allow the Emir Feisal to travel to this country through France?

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Treaties.: Turkey. (9 Dec 1920)

Hon. Aubrey Herbert: 48. asked the Prime Minister if the present Turkish agreement in the Near East contains the violation of the Allied pledges in respect to the Bulgarians, Turks, and Arabs; whether, as one consequence, Turkish nationalism is successfully opposing the Allies; and if the whole of the Moslem world is restive under the imputed breaches of faith on the part of Great Britain?

Orders of the Day — National Expenditure.: Future Policy. (9 Dec 1920)

...the coming spring. The force in Palestine is already in course of reduction. In Mesopotamia the aim of the British Government has always been to develop the resources of this region, to set up an Arab Government, and to replace the Imperial forces by an Arab army. In accordance with this policy the forces there had already been reduced from 222,000 men at the time of the Armistice to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Middle East (Questions to Ministers). (28 Feb 1921)

Mr David Lloyd George: ..., and Aden is to be transferred from the 1st March from the Departments now dealing with those countries to the Colonial Office. The Colonial Office will also deal with questions of policy in other Arab areas within the British sphere of influence. Questions relating to these areas should in future be addressed to the Secretary of State for the Colonies. Questions regarding Egypt, the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Treaties.: Egypt (MR. Churchill's Visit). (3 Mar 1921)

...: 48. asked the Prime Minister on what date the Secretary of State for the Colonies proposes to leave this country for Egypt; what will be the composition of his staff; whether he proposes to meet Arab leaders with a view to consulting them; how long it will be necessary for him to remain in Egypt; what will be the approximate cost of the mission; what results are hoped for; and whether a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Treaties.: Palestine. (4 Apr 1921)

Viscount Turnour: In view of the most critical situation as regards land rights between Jews and Arabs, will my hon. and gallant Friend give an undertaking that these concessions will be given, if they are to be granted at all, to anyone applying for them, and not necessarily to one race?

Oral Answers to Questions — Disturbances, Jaffa. (6 Jun 1921)

Colonel Josiah Wedgwood: ...and 19 others, all of whom had subsequently to be released; have the Zionist Commission in Palestine protested against this appointment; and what have been the sentences so far passed upon the Arabs for the murder of Jews in Jaffa?

Orders of the Day — Class V.: Middle Eastern Services. (14 Jun 1921)

Mr Winston Churchill: ...of the Government, I am endeavouring to discharge. During the War our Eastern Army conquered Palestine and Mesopotamia. They overran both these provinces of the Turkish Empire. They roused the Arabs and the local inhabitants against the Turks. We uprooted the Turkish administration, and, as the Army moved forward, set up a military administration in its place. In order to gain the support...

Orders of the Day — Unemployment Insurance Bill. (15 Jun 1921)

...promising them that when they came back they would have jobs found for them, and they would find that the country for which they had fought had not forgotten them. If we are pledged to our gallant Arab Allies in Mesopotamia, we are under pledges and obligations just as sacred to our own men who went out in the time of the country's need to fight its battles, and who are now being asked to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Mesopotamia.: Horses (Destruction). (22 Jun 1921)

Lieut-Colonel George Stanley: ...621 bullocks have been sold at an average price of £30 per head. It is also proposed to hand over to the Civil Government 4,107 dairy cattle and 3,800 horses, the latter being for the use of the Arab army and levies. The Commander-in-Chief is allowed full discretion with regard to the disposal of all animals, subject to the instructions, which have already been issued, that animals are...

CIVIL SERVICES ESTIMATES AND SUPPLEMENTARY ESTIMATES, 1921–1922. [Progress.]: Railway and Canal Agreements. (23 Jun 1921)

Mr Godfrey Collins: ...address itself to any constructive sugges- tions to bring this disastrous situation to an end? This day week, to solve some trouble in the Far East, the Government offered subsidies to certain Arab tribes. It has been well said that the copious outpouring of public money often enables Governments to avoid awkward situations. The Government have offered £10,000,000 to avoid a sharp break—

Orders of the Day — Unemployment Insurance Bill.: Clause 1. — (Rates of Unemployment Benefit.) (27 Jun 1921)

Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy: Yes, and on Thursday this week we are going to be asked for just that sum for the Arabs in Mesopotamia.

Christian Population in Asia Minor. (19 Dec 1921)

Lord Robert Cecil: ..., and some of them which can be described by only a stronger adjective. We have not covered ourselves with glory in Persia, we have deserted the Assyrians, we have not kept faith with the Arabs, the Jews are exceedingly doubtful as to the treatment that we are giving them in Palestine, and I am not sure that the position is not made worse by the fact that we have already spent immense sums...


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