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Civil Services and Revenue Departments' Estimates, 1922–23.: Middle Eastern Services. (11 Jul 1922)

Mr Donald Maclean: ...regard to Trag. There was a question asked by the hon. and gallant Member for Stafford (Mr. Ormsby-Gore) as to whether the terms of the Treaty regulating the relations between the British and the Arab Governments had now been agreed upon. There seems quite substantial evidence that the Arabs, through their representatives and their King, are very discontented with the present condition of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Mesopotamia (Mandated Territory). (13 Jul 1922)

Mr Winston Churchill: The Imperial troops in this country are an Imperial charge. The Arab army is a charge on the Iraq Budget, and the levies officered by British officers are an Imperial charge, and were dealt with in the Vote presented to the House.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Iraq (Motor Transport). (25 Jul 1922)

Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy: ...has been established between Bagdad and Aleppo; whether this service is expected to be self-supporting and, if not, how will the deficit be met; who is providing the original capital; whether the Arabs along the proposed route are to be paid a subsidy so long as they do not attack these vehicles; what is the amount; and who is finding this money?

Orders of the Day — King's Speech.: Foreign Affairs. (24 Nov 1922)

Hon. Aubrey Herbert: .... I should like to ask the House to consider two sides of that question. First of all, after we went there we set up King Feisal who had done us very gallant service in the War and we promised the Arabs a Free State. I think our obligations demand that we should give King Feisal all the help we can in the way of advice and possibly in the way of loan, but what we cannot do is to go on...

Oral Answers to Questions — Near East.: Iraq (Aircraft Action). (27 Nov 1922)

Mr William Ormsby-Gore: ...police forces of a kind which would otherwise necessitate expeditions by ground units. Such action, when undertaken, is under sole control of the British authorities, acting at the request of the Arab Government. In order to give every opportunity to the tribes concerned to submit to the Government, explicit warnings are habitually issued to them before any air action is taken, and these...

Oral Answers to Questions — Iraq.: Ibn Saud (Subsidy). (28 Nov 1922)

Lieut.-CommanderKENWORTHY: 23. asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies what subsidies are now being paid to Ibn Saud and to other Arab potentates, respectively, including the Sheruf of Mecca and King Hussein; and whether it is intended to continue these payments?

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Treaties.: Enemy Action (Compensation Claims). (11 Dec 1922)

Brigadier-General Sir Owen Thomas: ...the President of the Board of Trade if he will order an inquiry into the case of those men permanently disabled by the rigour of their captivity in the desert, where for 21 weeks the Turks and Arabs detained them in a practically starving condition after they had got ashore from the wreck of their vessel, the London and North-Western Railway Company's steamer "Tara," of Holyhead,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Inter-Allied Debts.: Iraq (Local Levies). (12 Dec 1922)

Mr John Wardlaw-Milne: ...the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies what progress has been made in the raising of local levies in Iraq; from what districts they have principally been recruited; how many British and Arab officers, respectively, are engaged; and in what areas they are principally stationed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Smyrna.: Blue Nile (Irrigation Scheme). (7 Mar 1923)

Sir Frank Sanderson: 14. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether, in view of the fact that numbers of Arabs who inhabit Egypt fear that the schemes for the development of the Sudan by irrigation and the building of a dam and harnessing the waters of the Blue Nile will impair Egyptian territory, more particularly during the seasons of a deficiency of water rising in the Nile, he will...

Orders of the Day — Defence Forces (Co-Operation). (14 Mar 1923)

Mr Joseph Batey: ...way would have been to have brought home the eight squadrons that are in the Middle East, instead of spending money upon new squadrons. That would have been far better than using them to bomb Arabs who do not pay their rates.

Air Estimates, 1923–24.: Number of Air Forces. (14 Mar 1923)

Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy: ...these villages, is any warning given, so that the inhabitants, the aged, the women, and the children, can be removed? If not, I think it is scandalous. It is just as heinous to destroy by air-raids Arab women and children as to destroy the worm n and children of Edinburgh or London, which we resented so much during the war. Secondly, is this bombing of cattle, camels, and horses really...

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Palestine (Disturbance, Jerusalem). (19 Mar 1923)

Sir Basil Peto: (by Private Notice) asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he has had any report of the attack on a peaceful delegation of Arabs by police in Jerusalem in which several persons were wounded, and whether he is aware that the incident arouses great indignation throughout the whole Arab population of Palestine; and whether he will take immediate steps to ensure that the mandatory...

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

Mr William Pringle: ...to ascertain exactly how this money has been expended and in what proportion the expenditure is due to the employment of forces directly under our control and of forces which are in the nature of Arab levies. The question was answered by the Secretary of State for Air, who indicated that it was not in the public interest to give any detailed reply. It is unfortunate that the House cannot...

Army and Air Force (Annual)Bill.: New Clause. — (Amendment of Section 42.) (12 Apr 1923)

Mr George Lansbury: ...question of field punishment. I want to remove the airman and the ordinary soldier from the risk which comes from his refusal either to shoot down unarmed people in Indian villages or bomb Arabs from the sky, because I am one of those who had to enjoy, like everyone who lived in London, being bombed from the sky, and I know the feeling of intense disgust which arose when the bombing...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Tanganyika (Traders Books). (16 Apr 1923)

Sir Robert Hamilton: ...Notice) asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies whether the Measures recently passed into law for the taxation of trade and places of business in Tanganyika also require Indian and Arab traders to keep their books in English; whether such traders are entitled to use their own languages in the mandated territory for the purposes of keeping accounts: whether places of business...

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Iraq. (30 Apr 1923)

Mr William Ormsby-Gore: I think the fact that it is proposed that the relations between the mandatory Power and the Arab State are to be regulated by treaty has been communicated to the League of Nations.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Policy.: Sir Percy Cox's Announcement. (3 May 1923)

Mr Herbert Spender-Clay: ...Sir Percy Cox, on leaving Iraq, has been authorised to make any further announcement of policy; if so, what; and whether such policy has been discussed with, and agreed by, King Feisal and the Arab Government?


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