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Results 1281–1300 of 1368 for eritrea

Oral Answers to Questions — Germany: African Territories (Foreign Office Administration) (14 Feb 1951)

Mr Kenneth Younger: I am not aware of that figure. When we remember that we still have considerable responsibilities in Eritrea, Cyrenaica and Tripolitania, I do not think that the total number employed at home—125—is excessive.

Foreign Affairs: First Day's Debate (29 Nov 1950)

Mr Ernest Bevin: ...and Egypt are members. I think we may all join in welcoming this development. Another problem which we hope is on the way to rapid solution is that of the former Italian colonies. The future of Eritrea has proved particularly difficult to settle. The ad hoc committee of the United Nations has, however, just approved by a two-thirds majority proposals for the federation of the territory...

Orders of the Day — National Service Bill (15 Sep 1950)

Mr Evelyn Strachey: ...one consideration, amongst many. There are many other complications. There is the question of Malaya. There are other areas which might become areas of combat. There have been some casualties in Eritrea, for example. There are very great complications in this and hon. Members must really make up their minds whether our pay rates are going to be according to area and kind of service or...

Orders of the Day — Defence (27 Jul 1950)

Mr Emanuel Shinwell: ...The right hon. Gentleman forgets where our Forces are. He forgets we have Forces in the British Army of the Rhine, Forces in the Middle East, contingents in Malta, in Gibraltar, in Africa, and in Eritrea, and, in particular, large Forces in Malaya and Hong Kong. If all those Forces in those theatres were concentrated in this country, we should be able to produce very large formations....

Oral Answers to Questions — Eritrea (17 May 1950)

Oral Answers to Questions — Eritrea

Oral Answers to Questions — Eritrea: Collective Fine (17 May 1950)

Mr Peter Freeman: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he will give, in respect of the village of Zazegga, Eritrea, on which a collective fine of £1,000 has been imposed on account of the murder of an Italian in the locality, the number of inhabitants in this village, and the average annual income per head of the inhabitants.

Orders of the Day — Foreign Affairs (28 Mar 1950)

Mr Somerset De Chair: ...prepared within two years, for the whole of Libya. Are the French agreeable to hand over the Fezzan to this independent administration? At the moment there is a commission of the United Nations in Eritrea consulting the wishes of the inhabitants. I gather it is proving a very difficult task, because so many different points of view are being placed before them. It may be that the views of...

Orders of the Day — Air Estimates, 1950–51: MR. Arthur Henderson's Statement (21 Mar 1950)

Mr Arthur Henderson: ...the jungle for two months and more at a time. The Middle East Air Forces have continued to help in maintaining internal security over a wide area, including the Aden Protectorate, Kenya, Uganda, Eritrea and Italian Somaliland, and particularly good work was done by No. 8 Squadron during the year. I hope the House will forgive me if I mention all these squadrons by their numbers. It is the...

Orders of the Day — Army Estimates, 1950–51: MR. Strachey's Statement (20 Mar 1950)

Mr Evelyn Strachey: ...possible. The withdrawal of our troops from Greece has been offset by the need to reinforce Somalia during the transfer of administrative responsibility to the Italians. We also had to reinforce Eritrea during the recent civil disturbances and our garrisons are still required in Cyrenaica and Tripolitania. We do, however, hope and intend to reduce the Middle East garrisons and return...

Oral Answers to Questions — Eritrea (30 Nov 1949)

Oral Answers to Questions — Eritrea

Oral Answers to Questions — Eritrea and Ethiopia (1 Jun 1949)

Oral Answers to Questions — Eritrea and Ethiopia

Oral Answers to Questions — Eritrea (Brigandage) (13 Apr 1949)

Oral Answers to Questions — Eritrea (Brigandage)

Somalis (Government) (4 Apr 1949)

Mr Ivor Thomas: ...rule in French Somaliland or British rule in British Somaliland or with the independent State of Ethiopia, there is no need for the Italians to be ashamed of what they did. In the territory of Eritrea their administration was remarkably good, and showed what they could do when they had a suitable terrain. In Italian Somaliland they were dealing with intractable problems. If we look at...

Orders of the Day — Supply: MR. a. Henderson's Statement (15 Mar 1949)

Mr Arthur Henderson: ...important and decisive effect on these operations out of all proportion to the numbers of aircraft involved. Other operations, on a smaller scale, but none the less important, have taken place in Eritrea and in the hinterland of Aden. In every case these operations led to rapid submission. Now I should like to deal for a moment with the training aspect. Squadrons of Bomber Command are...

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Imported Dripping (21 Feb 1949)

Sir Arthur Harvey: Will the right hon. Gentleman say why tinned dripping has been brought from New Zealand to this country and then exported to Eritrea; and will he say further why we are not importing more tinned dripping from New Zealand when exporters there are anxious to sell it to his Department?

Orders of the Day — Middle East Christian Communities (17 Jun 1948)

Mr Thomas Skeffington-Lodge: ...desire to leave Iraq and to be settled elsewhere. Could they not be used in connection with the African groundnuts scheme? Could they not be given a new home in some part of East Africa, say in Eritrea; or what about the Broome or Darwin region of Australia where, in my judgment, they would make admirable settlers? Prejudice against them as Asiatics could, and should, be easily overcome by...

Foreign Affairs (4 May 1948)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: ...of the Italian colonies to Italy are generally overstressed in this country. In 1934, at the time when Italy started preparations for her invasion of Abyssinia, there were only 54 settlers in Eritrea, and not many more in Somaliland. The colonies in North-East Africa have never been an ecomonic outlet for this pressure of population. A time will come when there will be a cry from Italy...


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