HC Deb 16 March 1920 vol 126 c1992
2. Mr. W. R. SMITH

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he can state the sources of information which were accessible to Lord Milner's mission to Egypt, and, in particular, those sources which would have been as readily available in London as in Egypt?


Every source of information was available in Egypt save in so far as prominent Egyptians may have seen fit to refrain from expressing in detail their personal opinions to Lord Milner or the members of his Mission. Information obtainable in this country could only be supplementary to a study of conditions on the spot.

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