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Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: British Museum (Women). (8 May 1924)

Lord Henry Cavendish-Bentinck: ...the chief need of British Museum clerks is foreign languages; whether he is aware that women clerks already in the service having a knowledge of three and four languages, including Latin, Greek, Arabic, Russian, Hindustani, and Spanish, would be willing to transfer; and whether he will give these women an opportunity of using these qualifications, which would apparently be of great service...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Board of Trade. (19 Jun 1924)

Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy: ...there are ships sailing out of Hull that come back after every voyage manned by Asiatics, some of whom are British subjects and some are not. Some are British subjects in an extremely sketchy way—Arabs from Aden who are nominally British subjects, but may have come from the Hinterland.

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Arabia (Slave Traffic). (23 Jun 1924)

Mr Ramsay Macdonald: It is not clear to what Report or to which of the Arab countries the hon. Member is referring. If he will give me further details an endeavour will be made to answer his question.

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine.: Asiatic Seamen. (24 Jun 1924)

Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy: ...signed on the so-called Lascar agreement, by which the owners are liable for providing passages back to India for the Lascars; and whether any similar obligation is imposed on owners who sign on Arabs and other Asiatics other than Lascars?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Foreign Office. (10 Jul 1924)

Viscount Turnour: ...of India over again. Just as in India the tribes on the lean windswept uplands look hungrily to the, fat plains of the South, the Punjab and elsewhere, so in the Sudan, virile lighting races, Arab and Negro, long for the day when they can pour like locusts into the rich Nile deltas, inhabited, as they well know, by a peaceful and unwarlike people. In each case it is the same person, never...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Middle Eastern Services. (29 Jul 1924)

...of the Treaty and the Protocol. Secondly there was the failure of the British representative to come to any direct settlement with the Turkish Government in regard to the Northern frontier of the Arab State of Iraq. I wish first to ascertain from the Minister in charge what is the present. position in regard to the Mosul negotiations, that is to say, if the Turks agree to abide by the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Iraq.: Saiyid Talib Pasha (Deportation). (7 Aug 1924)

Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy: Is the right hon. Gentleman satisfied that this is a good example which we are setting to the Arabs of safeguarding popular liberties by deporting a man without any trial and keeping him out of his own country?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men.: Air Officers (Foreign Languages.) (18 Mar 1925)

...in paragraphs 396 to 416 of the King's Regulations and Air Council Instructions for the Royal Air Force. The amounts of the awards, which depend on the degree of proficiency attained and also, for Arabic and Japanese, on whether the officer is serving at home or abroad, are £12 or £24 for French, £25 or £50 for German, £20 to £120 for Arabic, and up to £250 for Japanese. The number...

Oral Answers to Questions — Arabia (Political Expenditure). (30 Mar 1925)

Mr William Ormsby-Gore: ...3 of the Middle Eastern Estimates, the sum of £20,000 has been included in order to meet the possibility of compensation becoming payable in connection with agreements pending with neighbouring Arab rulers. The payment will not in any case be a recurring one, and if the agreements referred to are not satisfactorily concluded it will not be made at all.

Oral Answers to Questions — Kenya.: Education Expenditure. (6 Apr 1925)

Colonel Josiah Wedgwood: ...the Colonies whether he is aware that in February of this year the Kenya Government, subject to his sanction, proposed to raise a loan of £125,000 for purposes of education of Europeans, Indians, Arabs, and Africans; and that this proposal was reviewed by a committee consisting of three officials and all the elected European members of council, which suggested that the sum of £80,000...

Oral Answers to Questions — Jaffa (Arrests). (6 Apr 1925)

Mr Shapurji Saklatvala: Would not 16 young Englishmen do the same thing if an Arab chief came here to talk to you and tell you how you ought to live?

Oral Answers to Questions — Palestine (Lord Balfour's Visit). (9 Apr 1925)

Mr Charles Waterhouse: 69. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if, in view of the law-abiding nature of the Arab protest in Palestine on the occasion of Lord Balfour's visit, he will inquire into and take measures to remove their grievances, in order to maintain their traditional friendship with, and confidence in, this country?

Orders of the Day — Gold Standard Bill. (4 May 1925)

Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy: ...in, as was done during the War, and I do not see why our gold sovereigns should not be visible occasionally in the hands of Englishmen, and not only, as at present, in the hands of subsidised Arabs in Mesopotamia and other parts of the Middle East, who are the only people who have them at the present moment. With regard to the question of employment for our people, I really think tin main...

Orders of the Day — India Office. (9 Jul 1925)

Mr Shapurji Saklatvala: ...be foreign? We do not quarrel with an Englishman who went to India and settled there, and became a king. We shall become reconciled with him, but a foreign monarch never meant a foreign ruler. An Arab, a Turk, a Mongol or a Chinese invader, or anybody may have come to India and may have himself become an Indianised monarch, and lived in the country and become a ruler of the country. But...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Colonial Office (27 Jul 1925)

Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery: ...not attracted more attention. I hope that Members of the Committee will read it, and will gather from it how much has been done for every section of the community in that country, and how much the Arab population as well as the Jewish immigrants have gained from Sir H. Samuel's able and impartial administration. Again I would like to say a great deal as to what has been done in Iraq, a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Kenya.: Education (Cost). (23 Nov 1925)

Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery: The average amount per head spent by the Government of Kenya in 1924 on European, Indian and native; and Arab education, respectively, is shown in the following table: — No. of Pupils. Expenditure. Cost per head. £ £ s. d. European 554 23,107 41 14 2 Indian 1,475 11,768 7 19 7 Native and Arab 22,269 31,744 1 11 2 The expenditure on native and Arab education shown in this table...

Oral Answers to Questions — Palestine.: Jewish Settlers. (14 Dec 1925)

Mr. THOMAS: Will the hon. Gentleman keep in mind the fact that, whilst there is land available in Palestine, no preference should be given to Jews as distinct from Arabs, or, in other words, that there should be equal treatment of all concerned?

Oral Answers to Questions — Iraq.: Mosul (Population). (21 Dec 1925)

Major HARVEY: 32. asked the Undersecretary of State for the Colonies the number of Arabs, Turks, Christians, and Jews, respectively, resident in the Vilayet of Mosul?

Orders of the Day — Iraq. (21 Dec 1925)

Mr Anthony Eden: ...Boroughs (Mr. Lloyd George), speaking in this House, made that point abundantly clear. In 1923 he stated that The intention … was not merely to conquer Mesopotamia and hand it over to the Arabs, but to conquer Mesopotamia, found an Arab State, and uphold it by British support. Again, he said later: The obligation to the Arabs was an obligation to found a State for them, and to uphold...

Debate on the Address. (2 Feb 1926)

Mr David Lloyd George: ...time to discuss the Treaty itself. Therefore, I will say only this. There is an obligation of honour on our part—in a treaty we entered into in 1915—a solemn obligation which we incurred to the Arabs, who, on the strength of it, rendered us very effective assistance in the War. It was an obligation that we would set up, and uphold, an Arab State. We cannot treat these matters as though...


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