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Oral Answers to Questions — Iraq.: Sultan of Nejd. (14 Feb 1922)

Mr Winston Churchill: Had my hon. Friend been in his place when I made my statement last year, he would have had the advantage of hearing a very full account as to what has been done with regard to these different Arab potentates, with the sole object, not of stimulating them one against the other, but of preventing them fighting one against each other.

National Expenditure.: Savings Already Effected. (1 Mar 1922)

Lieut-General Sir Aylmer Hunter-Weston: ...not a very easy thing to do in a country where there are no roads! In Mesopotamia you have frontiers, and you have to guard them against both Turks and against frontier tribesmen, and against the Arabs in the interior. Our commitments, therefore, in Mesopotamia are large, and they certainly are commitments which have come to us after the War. What about India? No one can be so blind as to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Army of Occupation (Coloured Troops). (6 Mar 1922)

...CHAMBERLAIN: The French employ 18,020 coloured troops in the occupied territory of the Rhineland. These troops do not include any negroes, but consist entirely of natives of North Africa, namely, Arabs, who form part of the French Metropolitan or Home Army, and as such are considered as Frenchmen. The answer to the third part of the question is in the negative. His Majesty's Government do...

Oral Answers to Questions — Immigration, Palestine. (7 Mar 1922)

Mr. MALONE: 32. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether it is proposed to set up a joint board, includ- ing Jews and Arabs, to control immigration into Palestine; and, if so, what are to be the constitution and functions of this board?

Civil Services and Revenue Departments Supplementary Estimate, 1921–22.: Middle Eastern Services. (9 Mar 1922)

Mr Winston Churchill: ...Baghdad in a loop of the river which renders them certainly secure. They constitute the principal agency by which the local levies all over the country are supported, by which the authority of the Arab Government is rendered effective, and by which the frontiers are to a very large extent defended. It is a very powerful concentration. There is nothing like it elsewhere in the British...

Orders of the Day — Egypt. (14 Mar 1922)

Captain William Benn: ...and the establishment of National Government and administration, basing their authority on the initiative and free advice of the native peoples. That was the declaration in pursuance of which the Arab State and the Iraq State were set up. The importance of those declarations is that they are not only pledges of honour, but the House should bear in mind the effect which it produced on the...

Orders of the Day — CONSOLIDATED FUND (No. 2) BILL: Foreign Affairs. (27 Mar 1922)

Mr T.P. O'Connor: ...telegram of the Viceroy of India, you will find that it leads you to lengths to which you cannot get. The sacred places must be in the hands of the Khilafat. Many of them are in the hands of the Arabs, and the Arabs are just as good Mahommedans as the Mahommedans of India. Does the Arab Mahommedan population complain that the places most sacred to the Mahommedans are under Arab instead of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Palestine.: Official Language. (28 Mar 1922)

Hon. Edward Wood: As I stated in the House in July of last year, there are three official languages in Palestine—English, Arabic and Hebrew.

Oral Answers to Questions — Genoa Conference.: Enemy Action (Claims). (25 May 1922)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: ...with the settlement of the claims of passengers who were on vessels torpedoed in the War; (2) whether he is aware that the claims of passengers who were victims in the sinking of the steamship "Arabic ' during the War are still unsettled, though seven years have elapsed; and when a settlement in this matter may be expected?

Oral Answers to Questions — Concession, Palestine. (27 Jun 1922)

Mr. L. MALONE: 20. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he has information to the effect that in the early summer of 1920 Suleiman Rabbub and other well-known Bethlehem Arabs applied for a concession for electric light and power, agricultural development, and motor transport in the Jerusalem district and Jordan valley; that they stated that they were already in possession of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Murder of British Officers, South Kurdistan. (27 Jun 1922)

Sir Francis Fremantle: Is it not a fact that during the Arab rebellion of 1920 there was no difficulty, no disturbance, and no turbulence in the whole of South Kurdistan?

Orders of the Day — Civil Services and Revenue Departments Estimates, 1922–23.: Colonial Office. (4 Jul 1922)

Colonel Josiah Wedgwood: ...good the balance between revenue and expenditure. They first of all raised the tax on rice, which article, of course, is not consumed very much by Europeans, but very largely by the Indians and the Arabs. The tax had already been raised from 10 to 15 per cent., and it was further raised to 25 per cent. The tax on pulse was raised from 15 to 30 per cent., and that on ghee, which is the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Kurdistan (Murder of British Officers). (5 Jul 1922)

Mr Winston Churchill: ...to force the Kurds under the rule of King Feisal's government in Iraq, though it is confidently anticipated that as soon as stability is made possible by the conclusion of peace with Turkey the Arabs and Kurds will, in their own interests, come to some arrangement satisfactory to both parties. Meanwhile it would be too much to hope that occasional acts of lawlessness and treachery should...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Hendon Pageant. (6 Jul 1922)

...State for Air whether he will take steps to see that in future air pageants of the Royal Air Force, such as that recently held at Hendon, bombing displays will not be carried out against imitation Arab villages or representations of any other townships particularly peculiar to our friendly races?

Orders of the Day — TREATIES OF WASHINGTON BILL [Lords]. (7 Jul 1922)

Colonel Josiah Wedgwood: ...small and it would add to our reputation, and also to the certainty that we intend to carry out to the letter the obligations into which we entered, if we cease to allow smoke bombs to be used on Arab villages or in Egypt, India or elsewhere. Let us stop ourselves some of the most offensive operations of warfare. If we do so we hope that the rest of the signatories will follow our lead,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Iraq (British Treaty). (11 Jul 1922)

Mr William Ormsby-Gore: 18. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether the terms of a Treaty to regulate the relations between the British and Arab Governments have now been agreed between the Government of Iraq and the British High Commissioner in Baghdad: whether the terms of this Treaty will now be laid as a Parliamentary Paper and will be communicated officially to the League of Nations; whether there...


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