HC Deb 28 March 1938 vol 333 c1604
2. Mr. Arthur Henderson

asked the Prime Minister whether His Majesty's Government intend to propose to the League Council that refugees from Austria should be placed under the protection of the League of Nations?

3. Mr. Parker

asked the Prime Minister whether he will take the initiative in using League of Nations machinery for dealing with the problem of refugees with special regard to the Austrian situation?

The Prime Minister (Mr. Chamberlain)

As I informed the hon. Member for Kingswinford (Mr. A. Henderson) on 16th March, His Majesty's Government are giving consideration to this question, the importance of which is fully appreciated, but I am not yet in a position to make a statement on the subject.