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Volume 148: debated on Wednesday 9 November 1921

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether, in view of the present unsatisfactory position of affairs in Palestine, the Government will consider the question of modifying the present system of administration with the object of bringing it more into sympathy with the views of the majority of the inhabitants and, consequently, reducing the heavy cost of the present system of administration, which is now borne by the British taxpayer?

I am desired by my right hon. Friend to say that he has nothing to add to the very full statements which he made to the House in the course of the present year.