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Orders of the Day — Supply.: Treasury Chest Fund. (27 Feb 1919)

Mr Stanley Baldwin: ...Exchequer; if a loss, the amount is provided for out of a Vote by Parliament. With regard to the point my hon. Friend raised, the loss this year has been made almost entirely on the exchange with Hong Kong. Hong Kong has been during the War a very large naval station. There has been a very rapid rise of the dollar, I and, in accordance with the recommendations of a Committee of this House...

Oral Answers to Questions — Army of Occupation: Naval Bases (Governorships). (18 Mar 1919)

Viscount Curzon: ...the Prime Minister whether he is prepared to consider the application through the Appointments Department of the Ministry of Labour of officers of the Royal Navy for the Governorships of Malta, Hong Kong, Gibraltar, and other naval bases?

Supply. — [16TH Allotted Day.]: Postmaster-General's Statement. (17 Jul 1919)

Sir Gerald Hurst: ...houses in England are unable to carry on business with their markets oversea, to the very great detriment of every interest in this country. It is the practice to accept urgent cables from Hong Kong to this country which do not take longer than thirty-six to forty-six hours in transmission. We should very much like to know whether it is possible to have the same urgent rate available for...

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

Lieut-Colonel Leslie Wilson: The tombstone is that of his ancestors. The Hong Kong Chinaman is a British citizen, but all Chinamen do not come from Hong Kong I think this Section will do a great deal, and I hope it will entirely prevent any aliens coming in under the guise of belonging to any other nationality. I hope the House will accept the Amendment as it stands. I can assure hon. Members we have gone very carefully...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Further Vote on Account. (5 Nov 1919)

Mr John Ward: ...exactly the situation as I understand from the time I landed at Vladivostok at the latter end of July, 1918. It may interest the historian to know that I was stationed with half my battalion at Hong', Kong and half at Singapore. Rioting and disorder had taken place at Singapore and half my battalion was left there while headquarters went to Hong Kong. In November, 1917, my battalion first...

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Colonial Service (Appointments Abroad). (11 Nov 1919)

Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery: The Civil Services of Ceylon, the Straits Settlements and Malay States and Hong Kong are largely staffed by cadets selected by open competitive examination. With certain exceptions, which include the Governorships and Colonial Secretaryships, the senior posts in these Dependencies are filled by selection from the cadet officers. There is no other implied understanding as regards the prospects...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Wages, etc., of Officers, Seamen, and Boys, Coast Guard, and Royal Marines. (10 Dec 1919)

Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy: ...warfare in the Atlantic, with a hostile United States, Jamaica will be too far inside the enemy's territory, and could no more be held than Heligoland could be held against Germany in the late War. Hong Kong is also too far in the enemy's sphere of influence if we are going to fight against Japan, and any money spent there, I submit, could be much better spent with greater effect at...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: British Officers in Shanghai. (24 Feb 1920)

Mr Dennis Herbert: ...on the officers concerned, but a serious detriment to British prestige in China; and whether to meet the difficulty he will arrange for the officers in question to be moved to military quarters at Hong Kong, and authorise the local authorities to make advances at their discretion to these officers to meet their present needs?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Chinese Labour Corps, Shanghai. (2 Mar 1920)

Mr Archibald Williamson: ..., and it is not anticipated that any considerable delay will occur in their embarking as soon as their duties in China are completed. Arrangements have also been made for the Command Paymaster at Hong Kong to issue advances of pay and detention allowance to them while waiting at Shanghai.

Navy Estimates, 1920–21. (18 Mar 1920)

Mr George Lambert: ...would have said. You are going to spend, according to these Estimates, at Gibraltar—which is in addition to the accommodation there now—accommodation to contain the oil fuel—£187,000; at Hong Kong, £110,000; at Jamaica, £47,000; Malta, £195,000; Plymouth, £555,000; Portland, £956,000—nearly one million; at Port Said, £555,000; and on the Clyde, £400,000. That is all new...

Easter Recess (Adjournment). (31 Mar 1920)

...the heading of which is, "Does child-slavery exist in a British Colony?" Perhaps I had better read one quotation which will explain what I want the authorities to gather. I am now quoting from the "Hong Kong Telegraph":— Whether slavery does or does not exist in Hong Kong is a matter upon which different people have different ideas according to their conception of the meaning of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Demobilisation. (13 Apr 1920)

Mr Archibald Williamson: ...or theatres for release is still dependent on shipping; but under the arrangements now in force all such men who have not volunteered for further service, with the exception of those at Bermuda, Hong Kong, and other outlying stations, will have left for the United Kingdom by the end of this week, provided that none are retained under treatment in hospital.

Orders of the Day — Financial Statement.: Miscellaneous Revenue. (19 Apr 1920)

...a further payment of £9,000,000 by India on account of the liability voluntarily assumed by her for £100,000,000 of the 5 per cent. War Loan, and to war contributions from the Straits Settlement, Hong Kong and Guernsey, and from the Bank of England, which, as the Committee knows, very handsomely surrendered all its profits over the pre-War rate. Vote of Credit realisations showed an...

Oral Answers to Questions — Japan (Land Purchase). (20 Apr 1920)

Viscount Curzon: May I ask whether Japanese subjects are subject to similar restrictions at Hong Kong?

Supply.: Colonial Office. (26 Apr 1920)

Lieut.-Colonel J. WARD: I wish to refer to an incident that occurred whilst I was at Hongkong. I wish it to be a reminder to the Secretary of State on a subject about which I have informed him already. During 1917, when stationed at Hong Kong as a military officer, I was invited one day to lunch at the Governor's house, the occasion being a reception to the Chinese mandarin who was the...

Orders of the Day — Corporation Profits Tax.: Clatse 44. — (Charge of Corporation Profits Tax.) (13 Jul 1920)

Mr George Balfour: ...location and is no longer recognised as an English company. There is a Bombay company with a capital of £2,149,499 which has left the country, a Rangoon company with a capital of £685,063, and a Hong Kong company with a capital of £251,875. All these companies have left this country. It is generally agreed that a large number of other Colonial companies have under consideration the...

Orders of the Day — Contributory Pensions Bill.: Clause 22. — (Residential Qualification of Pensioners, etc.) (21 Jul 1920)

...recall the case of men who are sent to Malta. The Admiralty requires a number of its men, middle-aged men, to go out to Malta for periods of two or three years, and they go also to Gibraltar and to Hong Kong. If it happens that only one of their parents is alive, they like to take that parent with them, because the family may never have been separated. Under this Bill, if those people in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Hong Kong. (9 Nov 1920)

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