HC Deb 20 March 1935 vol 299 c1181
3. Mr. JOEL

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether, in connection with the activities of the League of Nations, any countries, members of the League, have at any time expressed their readiness to adopt economic sanctions against any country which has incurred the criticism of the League irrespective of any action which might be taken by other nations?


As far as I am aware no Member of the League of Nations has ever expressed such readiness. As my hon. Friend will be aware, the essential idea underlying the relevant Article of the Covenant of the League is co-operation between all the members of the League. The importance of this has been emphasised on various occasions when the subject has been under consideration by the League.

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