HC Deb 30 July 1919 vol 118 c2087
62. Mr. SWAN

asked the Prime Minister whether any agreement, arrangement, understanding, or promise exists between this country and the Peace Conference, the League of Nations, France, Italy, the United States, or any other Power, as to the cost of the military and naval and diplomatic operations undertaken against the Soviet Government of Ruusia; if any such exists can its terms or main features be stated; and whether the various Powers sending troops, munitions, food, supplies, shipping, or other aid to the anti-Soviet forces or districts of Russia are sending Such aid at their own charges, or on some arrangement for payment by this or any other country?


The answer to the first and third parts of the hon. Member's question is that certain agreements have been concluded between the Allied and Associated Governments in regard to the apportionment of expenditure connected with joint Allied operations in Russia. The agreements in question have been concluded by His Majesty's Government with their Allies, and could not be made public without their consent.