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Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Elections (Prosecution). (7 May 1923)

Sir Basil Peto: 14. asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies if he has any information as to whether Haj Tewfik Hammad, Vice-President of the first Palestine Arab Congress and formerly representative of Palestine for many years in the Turkish Parliament, has been indicted, with six other notables of Nablus, on the ground that he has encouraged certain voters not to participate in the election, and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Iraq (Treaty with King Feisal). (9 May 1923)

Mr Stanley Baldwin: considered until they have been submitted to a Constituent Assembly in Iraq. Such Constituent Assembly cannot be summoned until peace with Turkey has been concluded and the boundaries of the Arab State finally determined. Under our Constitution, ratification is a matter for the Crown and not for Parliament, but my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister has given an undertaking that the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Palestine.: Budget. (2 Jul 1923)

Mr Harry Becker: 12. asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies the amount of the deficiency in the Budget accounts in Palestine during the past year; are the Arabs in Palestine paying taxes; and by whom are the taxes in Palestine levied?

Oral Answers to Questions — Palestine.: Water Power Concessions. (2 Jul 1923)

Mr William Ormsby-Gore: ...Tel Aviv and Jaffa, where the current is now available. In anticipation of the supply, 225 applications for connections had been received in Tel Aviv and Jaffa up to 28th June, including many from Arabs. Supply of current began on 28th June.

Oral Answers to Questions — Arab Independence. (2 Jul 1923)

Oral Answers to Questions — Arab Independence.

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: United Provinces Council. (5 Jul 1923)

Viscount Turnour: I gave it to the hon. Member in Arabic. I will give it to him in another language afterwards, if he likes.

Civil Services and Revenue Departments Estimates, 1923–24.: India Office. (5 Jul 1923)

Mr George Lansbury: abolished, that in Egypt, by our own volition we are establishing a sort of democracy, while in Palestine you are trying to set up a sort of democracy, and in Mesopotamia we are creating an Arab kingdom. You are trying to extend what you call democracy in all those countries. You can of course only do this where the people themselves demand and want democracy. All the intelligent and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Lascar Seamen's Homes (British Ports). (9 Jul 1923)

Viscount Curzon: Does that also apply to the case of the Arabs?

Oral Answers to Questions — Palestine.: British Advances (Repayment). (9 Jul 1923)

Mr Harry Becker: 27. asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies if his attention has been called to the decision arrived at by the Palestine Arab Congress when it was resolved to reject any loan for Palestine; and can he state how the money advanced by Crown agents to Palestine will be repaid, seeing that no loan will be floated?

Orders of the Day — Civil Services and Revenue Departments Estimates, 1923–24.: Home Office. (12 Jul 1923)

...and who ask that the oath shall be administered in the Welsh language. Cardiff provides for all aliens, but not for the Welsh. That is the irregular and unreasonable part of it. It provides for the Arabs and Hindus and Chinese, but does not provide for the Welsh, and that is in a city which claims to be the capital of Wales.

Navy Estimates, 1923–24.: Admiralty Office. (19 Jul 1923)

Mr George Lambert: ...remember some friends coming home. I have not the slightest doubt that the wiseacres who ordered the expedition to Basra imagined Basra to be a second kind of Southampton, but, instead of that, the Arabs had to take them on their shoulders from the ship to the shore. We had the other day an address from a very distinguished naval officer. It was a new development. I welcomed it, but one...

Class Ii.: Colonial Office. (25 Jul 1923)

Mr William Ormsby-Gore: ...duty which the British Empire, far-flung as it is, has to civilisation as a whole it is the duty of reconciling such dangerous forces. 5.0 P.M. In Kenya we have Europeans, Africans, Indians, and Arabs living together, and I feel that the only thing that can be said is that it is the common duty of all to subordinate the narrower conceptions of racial. consciousness to the higher ideal of...

Class Ii.: Immigration Bill. (25 Jul 1923)

Mr Reginald Banks: ...did they settle? As pioneers of the development of the resources of the country? Did they really penetrate into the Hinterland among the fighting tribes? No. They were there as the jackals of the Arab slave trader. That is abundantly established by the despatches of the Consul-General at Zanzibar to the late Lord Salisbury. Thirty years ago, in 1888, Colonel Euan Smith, writing home, said:...

Ruhr and European Situation.: Turkey (Peace Treaty). (2 Aug 1923)

Captain William Benn: ...quoting the "Times," and I accept their statements. The hon. and gallant Gentleman says it is untrue, so there is a conflict of evidence. To sum up, the Treaty has at least this advantage, that the Arab races are free and are set up in their States. The hon. Member will doubtless add that, at least, the Treaty is a Treaty of Peace. I will say, as Benjamin Franklin said: There never was a...

Orders of the Day — King's Speech.: Labour Vote of Censure. (17 Jan 1924)

Mr Oswald Mosley: ...schemes of adventure in all parts of the world. They have economised to pay for these adventures on health, on education, and on every measure of social reform. They have financed the luxuries of Arab princes by starving physically and mentally the people of this country. They have made remissions of taxation to the rich, and they have paid for them by squeezing the poor. They have stood...

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia.: Iraq. (18 Feb 1924)

Mr Ramsay Macdonald: the first and second parts of the question in view of obligations imposed by the Mandate on the one hand and of the undesirability of remaining in Iraq any longer than is necessary to set the Arab Government on its own feet. With regard to the third part of the question, expenditure in Iraq from the British Exchequer for the year ending 31st March, 1924, is estimated at £6,900,000. I...

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia.: British Treaties. (25 Feb 1924) Tibet. St. Petersburg. 23rd September, 1910–9th January, 1911.Notes.—(United Kingdom, Russia, Persia.) Financial Assistance to Persia. 18th February-20th March, 1912.Notes.—Shatt-al-Arab Riverain Commission. St. Petersburg. 23rd-29th April, 1914.Agreement.—British Subjects and Property; Chinese Eastern Railway Area. Harbin. 30th April, 1914.Notes.—British Subjects and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Palestine (Resignation of Officials). (10 Mar 1924)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: Are not those resignations due to dissatisfaction with His Majesty's Government's policy in regard to the Arabs in Palestine?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Ranker Officers. (13 Mar 1924)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: ...are taking place every day. We have seen the Caliph expelled from Constantinople, and there are more surprising things than a great revival of Mohammedan religion in the East. We may again see the Arab assert his forces. The House really has no idea of how the breath of religion can sweep over the whole of the East. Now that the Caliph has left Constantinople, we may see a vast revival of...

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