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Poland (Ukrainian Minorities)

Volume 245: debated on Thursday 20 November 1930

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the attention of His Majesty's Government, as a signatory to the Minorities Treaties, has been drawn to the treatment of the Ukrainian minorities in Poland, where peasants have been beaten by cavalry, several people killed, co-operative shops demolished, and valuable libraries burnt down; and whether it is intended to bring the matter before the League of Nations?

The attention of His Majesty's Government has been drawn to reports of recent events such as those to which my hon. Friend refers, and, as my right hon. Friend has already stated, he has asked for a report on the subject from His Majesty's Ambassador at Warsaw.