HC Deb 28 December 1919 vol 123 c1254
Lord ROBERT CECIL (by Private Notice)

asked whether the Government are satisfied that the supplies provided for Vienna and Austria will last four months; if so, whether the assistance of private charity can safely be dispensed with, and, if not, what is the true position in this respect at the present time?


The statement of my Noble Friend (Lord Curzon) in another place yesterday shows very clearly how terrible the position in Vienna now is and how great the need of any help which can be given. Lord Curzon's reference to the position at the end of four months made it plain that, bad as the position now is, it will then become worse to an extent which it is impossible to describe if meantime nothing effective can be done.