HC Deb 06 June 1928 vol 218 c171
18. Mr. DAY

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he has received the report of the High Commissioner with reference to the disturbances which occurred in the Solomon Islands; and can he now give the House particulars?


A number of despatches have been received from the High Commissioner for the Western Pacific with regard to the attacks on Government officials on the islands of Guadalcanal and Malaita. It is not yet possible to indicate when the report of the Special Commissioner who has been sent out from this country may be expected to be available.

Lieut.-Colonel JAMES

Has my right hon. Friend received any communications as to the despatch of the effects of Cadet Lillies, who was murdered in the Solomon Islands nine months ago? I understand his next-of-kin have not yet received any of these effects.


I should prefer to have notice of that question, but I think the effects have been received in this country.