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Oral Answers to Questions — China.: Anti-British Boycott. (7 Jul 1926)

Mr George Barker: 9. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the Canton Government has notified the Hong Kong Government of its readiness to negotiate regarding the settlement of the Canton-Hong Kong strike and anti-British boycott; and whether he has any information regarding the present position of the negotiations?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Pacific (British Docks). (30 Jun 1926)

Mr William Bridgeman: ...cruisers now being built for the Royal Navy: Sydney.—Sutherland Dock (Cockatoo Island), Mort's New Graving Dock, Woolwich. Esquimalt.—New Dominion Government Dry Dock (practically complete). Hong Kong.—Taikoo Dockyard Company's Dry Dock, Hong Kong and Whampoa Company's No. 1 Dock. Singapore.—King's Dock.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Tobacco (Empire Production). (29 Jun 1926)

...… 865,769 3,191,583 2,635,968 2,543,683 2,486,793 24,453 99,862 80,170 77,173 81,185 British North Borneo … 739,050 593,016 894,209 889,730 829,650 141,972 123,277 155,670 175,786 155,832 Hong Kong … 64,379 2,878 3,315 23 14,503 2,772 119 242 1 980 Canada … 172,097 839,421 847,867 1,019,055 1,156,5[...]8 18,100 64,409 59,885 66,428 78,512 Other Empire Countries … 20,522...

Oral Answers to Questions — General Strike.: Rice (Empire Production). (28 Jun 1926)

...Southern Rhodesia† Tons of rice (4 cwts.) — (2 cwts.) — — (1 cwt.) Ceylon Bushels of 12,822,867 10,469,476 11,145,553 10,538,099 12,649,265 11,754,641 Padi ‡ ‡ ‡ Hong Kong No statistics of production available; about 22.000 acres under rice cultivation. Malay Status Ş Tons of Padi 3,539 3,469 2,891 3,957 7,652 4,277 Malay statesŞ Tons of rice 566,232 §564,757...

Oral Answers to Questions — China.: Anti-British Strike and Boycott. (28 Apr 1926)

Mr Samuel Viant: 18 and 19. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (1) the sum suggested by the Canton Government to the Governor of Hong Kong that would be necessary to meet the claims of the strikers as compensation; (2) the number of Chinese coolies, seamen, and engineers who left the Colony of Canton last June and the number that have since returned; and what steps are being taken by the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Hong Kong (Trade). (28 Apr 1926)

Oral Answers to Questions — Hong Kong (Trade).

Oral Answers to Questions — Colonial Civil Service (Chinese Employes). (19 Apr 1926)

Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery: There are large numbers of British subjects of Chinese origin in the service of the Governments of Hong-kong, the Federated Malay States and the Straits Settlements, but I regret that I am not in a position to give the precise figures desired by my hon. Friend. In other Colonies the Chinese inhabitants form hut an insignificant proportion of the total population.

Oral Answers to Questions — China (Anti-British Strike and Boycott). (19 Apr 1926)

. VIANT: 24. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what progress has been made with a view to effecting a settlement of the anti-British strike and boycott against Hong Kong; and whether he will stale the number of Chinese workers who left the colony on strike, and the amount claimed on their behalf in respect of strike pay and compensation for non-reinstatement?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Wireless Station, Egypt. (31 Mar 1926)

Mr Charles Ammon: ...money, that since the improvements have been effected the station has shown signs of developing as a commercial asset, and that Government work is transmitted via Abu Zabal to Rhodesia, Iraq, Hong Kong, Singapore, Kualalumpur, and other British settlements in the East, and in view of the commercial possibilities and the strategic value of the station?

Oral Answers to Questions — China. (29 Mar 1926)

Mr Herbert Looker: Will the right hon. Gentleman support any action of the Hong Kong Government declining to recognise any claims of a blackmailing nature put forward by the strikers' committee?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Woollen Goods (Export). (23 Mar 1926)

...of woollen and worsted tissues (piece goods) of British manufacture exported to all destinations during 1925 amounted to £35,282,000. The largest quantities were consigned to China (including Hong Kong), Japan, United States, Argentina and the Netherlands among foreign countries; and to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, British South Africa and British East Indies, among British countries....

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Imperial Preference. (22 Mar 1926)

Mr Albert Jacob: ...extending British markets and relieving unemployment, he will do everything possible to arrange for preferential treatment of British goods in our Asiatic Colonies and Dependencies, namely, Ceylon, Hong Kong, Straits Settlements, Malay States, North Borneo, Brunei, Sarawak, and Aden, which at present do not appear to reciprocate our preference for Empire products?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: China (Anti-British Strike and Boycott). (22 Mar 1926)

Mr Samuel Viant: 11. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he is aware that the Canton Government has offered to act as mediator between the strikers and the Hong Kong Government, and to use all its influence with the strikers to bring about an early settlement if the. Hong Kong Government will agree in principle to accept the economic terms; that the Hong Kong Government has declined to resume...

Orders of the Day — Supply. (22 Mar 1926)

Commander Charles Burney: ..., and at the present moment the whole policy is only settled and arranged for a matter of two years. I would like to remind the House of the present position and to give the financial figures. Hong Kong gave £250,000, and the Malay States £180,000 and land. That amount was given for the big scheme. Australia offered £1,000,000, but has since withdrawn its offer. New Zealand, I think,...

Oral Answers to Questions — China.: Anti-British Strike and Boycott. (15 Mar 1926)

Mr Samuel Viant: 33. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies who carried on negotiations on behalf of British interests in the attempt to settle the strike and boycott at Hong Kong; what proposals for settlement were put forward by the British representatives; and which of the conditions put forward by the Chinese were rejected by the British representatives?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: MR. Bridgeman's Statement. (11 Mar 1926)

Mr William Bridgeman: ...which we have received from different parts of the Empire. The Straits Settlements have offered to pay for the site of the new dock at Singapore. That is worth £146,000. As I have said, Hong Kong contributed £250,000 towards the cost of the dock. The Australian Naval Estimates for 1925–26 are £2,421,000, and, in addition, they are providing in that year £1,500,000 towards the...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Disarmament. (11 Mar 1926)

Mr George Lansbury: I was about to tell the Committee why I quoted China. It looked, after 1840, as if, with the cession of Hong Kong to this country and the settlement that we were able to make there, our position in China could never be shaken. I think that to-day we are reaping in China exactly what we sowed. I have read a book which I daresay other hon. Gentlemen have read, written by an American who stayed...

Oral Answers to Questions — China.: Anti-British Strike and Boycott. (3 Mar 1926)

Mr Herbert Looker: 3. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether, in view of the fact that the Colony of Hong Kong is only 90 miles from Canton, and that many questions necessarily arise affecting the interests of Hong Kong which can only be dealt with by the Canton authorities, he will sanction direct communication taking place between the Government of Hong Kong and the Chinese authorities in Canton?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Out-Station EmployÉS. (24 Feb 1926)

Mr William Kelly: 22. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the number of people employed by the Admiralty at Malta, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Simonstown, Bermuda, and Trincomali in January, 1924, January, 1925, and January, 1926?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Naval Defence (Empire Contributions). (23 Feb 1926)

..., Cols. 2431/3), to which I might add that the only cash contributions made are £100,000 per annum by India for the maintenance of His Majesty's ships in Indian waters, and a grant of £250,000 by Hong Kong towards the cost of the Singapore naval base.


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