§ 30. Colonel YATE
asked the Prime Minister what are the objects of Mr. Herbert Samuel's mission to Palestine, and what will be his relations to the general officer administering the government of that country?
§ The PRIME MINISTER
On the invitation of Field Marshal Lord Allenby and with the approval of the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, it was arranged that the right hon. Herbert Samuel should proceed to Palestine with a view to advising upon questions of Administration and Finance. A communication in this sense was made to the Press on the 9th January last.