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Orders of the Day — Civil Services and Eevenue Departments, Supplementary Estimates, 1919–20.: Diplomatic and Consular Buildings. (2 Mar 1920)

Sir Alfred Mond: ...motor cars, and it has, therefore, become necessary to erect a garage. In regard to Morocco, the position is very serious. The buildings occupied at Casablanca, Rabat and Mogador were held for the Arabs for use as Consular buildings only. The French have now taken over the lands administration, and have offered to the British Government the freehold on favourable terms, the figures...

Orders of the Day — Turks and Constantinople. (26 Feb 1920)

Mr David Lloyd George: ...in greater detail. The first is the freeing of the non-Turkish communities. In our statement of January, 1918, we made it perfectly clear that we were entitled to do so. Greeks, Armenians, Kurds, Arabs—wherever you have a majority of any race forming a separate community, there Turkish rule must cease.

Orders of the Day — MR. Churchill's Statement. (23 Feb 1920)

Mr Winston Churchill: ...is to pay its way, or to be anything but a drain and a burden upon the British Treasury. But Palestine is prejudicially affected by the fighting that is going on in Syria between the French and the Arabs, and it is affected by the unrest in Egypt at the present time, and Mesopotamia is disturbed also by the excitement of the Arabs due to the disturbances in Syria; secondly, by the...

Orders of the Day — King's Speech.: Peace Settlement. (12 Feb 1920)

Hon. Aubrey Herbert: ...it is a possible policy. On the other hand we might have said that on January 5th, 1918, the Prime Minister promised the Trade Union Congress that not only were we going to obtain freedom for the Arabs and for the Armenians, but that we were not fighting for Constantinople and for Asia Minor, which we called the homeland of the Turks, nor for Thrace. If we had done that, we should at least...

Oral Answers to Questions — Near East (Railway Control). (18 Dec 1919)

Mr David Lloyd George: ...as Aleppo, and beyond that is part of the Baghdad railway. It is at present under French control, though I have no precise information as to the relationship between the control officers and the Arab administration in the Arab area. As regards the last part of the question, the French Government continue to act in accord with the other Allied Powers.

Orders of the Day — Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill.: International Situation. (18 Dec 1919)

Viscount Turnour: ...of foreign politics unrivalled by any Member in this House, should be available during the forthcoming Session to speak on Foreign Office questions. The country to which I wish to allude is Arabia. I believe I am the only Member in this House who has actually served in a combatant capacity with the Arabs. I am a personal friend of Prince Feisul, and a very close friend of Colonel Lawrence...

Oral Answers to Questions — Near and Middle East (British Administration). (15 Dec 1919)

Mr William Ormsby-Gore: ...Department to deal with the supervision of British administration in the Near and Middle East, and with the formation of a single interchangeable British Civil Service in connection with all Arabic-speaking countries where Great Britain is called upon to provide administrative assistance?

Orders of the Day — Army Estimates and Supplementary Estimate, 1910–20.: Additional Number of Land Forces. (15 Dec 1919)

Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy: ...in their own country, as we have done with such success in our West African Colonies, and particularly our East African Colonies. It is hard to believe that that would be impossible, because the Arab in the past when he has been well led has been a good fighting man. If our rule there is beneficent and sympathetic there is no reason why we could not get a trustworthy native Army. If that...

Orders of the Day — Civil Services Supplementary Estimates, 1919–20.: Board of Education. (9 Dec 1919)

Mr Walter Elliot: ...chairs of the University of London. While the Secretary of State for War will pay a medical man £900 a year to exile himself to Mesopotamia and to treat the ophthalmic eyes of a few savage Arabs, the educational authorities in this country will give a professor only £600 a year to occupy one of the leading chairs in medicine. The disproportion is too great, and needs to be remedied. I...

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Treaty.: Egypt and Soudan (Civil Services). (27 Nov 1919)

Colonel Ralph Glyn: ...is one of the main causes of the present disturbed condition of Egypt, since adequate supervision of native officials was, and is, impossible; whether the new obligations of this country to other Arabic-speaking countries necessitates a new system by the formation of a Civil Service responsible for assisting in the good government of all Arabic-speaking countries under a British...

Motion for Adjournment.: Govebnment Policy. (17 Nov 1919)

Mr William Ormsby-Gore: ...the facts. The nettle has got to be grasped. We were told in the last Parliament that it was a delicate question. We hoped that agreement would be come to between Emir Feisul and his victorious Arabs, ourselves and the French. We are still in doubt as to whether that question has been settled, and, quite apart altogether from the Turkish Peace Treaty, it is vital to the settling down of...

Orders of the Day — Supply. [5TH November.]: Further Vote on Account. (6 Nov 1919)

Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy: ...on the Army out of the riches of that country; but we did not go there to make money, or, at least, the men I know who laid down their lives there did not do so. We did not go there to make the Arabs pay, although 1 know the Germans have not paid. I want to know what is the future military policy of the government in Mesopotamia. Is our government going to be such that Mesopotamia will in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Asia Minor. (5 Nov 1919)

Colonel Josiah Wedgwood: 49. asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the present state of affairs in Asia Minor between the Greeks, Italians, French, Armenians, and Arabs, he could see his way to make a clear statement of our general obligations to our French and Arab Allies and as to what protection we could afford to Christian and Moslem minorities?

Orders of the Day — Aliens Restriction Bill.: Clause 5. — (Employmeat, of Aliens in Skips of the Mercantile Marine). (3 Nov 1919)

Hon. Alexander Shaw: ...to spend their lives in the stokehole of a ship which never comes home, and spends all its time in the Red Sea. You have there, on account of climatic necessities, a class largely of non-British Arab labour, and given equal conditions these men are per- haps nut one-third so efficient as a British man would be if he could stick it, but they have got to be employed. If the effect of this...

Oral Answers to Questions — Syria and Palestine. (29 Oct 1919)

Colonel Ralph Glyn: ...the future government and administration of Syria and Palestine; whether the Government still adhere to the policy indicated to the King of the Hedjaz and the Zionist organisation when the Arabs revolted against the Turks and agreed to co-operate with the Allies; and, if not, in what respects has British policy altered?

Oral Answers to Questions — Demobilisation.: Troops in Mesopotamia and India. (28 Oct 1919)

Hon. Edward Wood: ...hon. Gentleman aware that there are men now in Mesopotamia who were sent out there in the autumn of 1916, who have had no leave and have now been transferred to work with labour corps in charge of Arabs and Turks?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Mission (Capture at Sanna). (28 Oct 1919)

Colonel Charles Yate: 33. asked the Secretary of State for War whether the British mission to the Iman of Yemen, which was stated to have been captured by independent Arabs on the road from Hodeida to Sanna, has yet been released; who the mission consisted of; and, if not yet released, what information. he can give concerning it?

Orders of the Day — Royal Air Force. (12 Aug 1919)

Mr Winston Churchill: ...come from the labour of those prisoners in a productive sense. We have more than 100,000 men in Mesopotamia, of whom 20,000 are British Nevertheless there have been several risings—Kurdish and Arab risings; and every attempt to reduce this force—and, although I am looked upon as the principal mainspring of profligate expenditure, I can assure the House that I have made repeated...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: Clause 29. — (Continuation of Excess Profits Duty.) (23 Jul 1919)

Captain William Benn: ...that statement, which I have heard repeatedly used as an argument, takes me aback. I do not understand it. I have been away for five years trying to learn the lessons of the War. I have fought with Arabs, Frenchmen, Italians, Australians, and New Zealanders. They have all been at the War. They have had no lessons of this kind, and can it be that the only people who have learned the lessons...

Oral Answers to Questions — Turkish Government (Peace Treaty). (2 Jul 1919)

Mr William Ormsby-Gore: ..., respectively; and whether steps will be taken to expedite the conclusion of the treaty of Peace with the Turkish Government in order that the pledges given by the Allied Governments to the Arabs, Armenians, and Zionists that they shall be given free national status and delivered from Turkish misrule may be fulfilled without further delay?


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