§ 37. Mr. LAMBERT
asked the Prime Minister if he has any official information to the effect that since October, 1917, there have been executed by the Soviet authorities in Russia 28 bishops, 1,215 priests, 6,775 schoolmasters and professors, 8,800 physicians, 54,650 officers, 260,000 soldiers, 10,500 police officers, 48,500 soldier police, 12,950 landowners, 355,250 19 intellectuals, 193,350 workmen, 815,000 peasants, a total of 1,766,118 executions; and, if so, does he intend to make representations on this subject before the Genoa Conference?
§ The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for FOREIGN AFFAIRS (Mr. Cecil Harmsworth)
His Majesty's Government have no information as to the numbers executed by the Soviet authorities. The second part of the question, therefore, does not arise.