§ The Prime Minister
As the reply to the hon. Member's question is rather long, I will, with permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the reply:
§ The obligations of His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom in this respect relate to the following countries and derive from the following instruments, all of which have been pub- 105 lished, and to the terms of which I would refer the hon. Member.
§ France.—The Treaty of Locarno of 16th October, 1925 (Cmd. 2764/1926), reaffirmed in the arrangements drawn up in London on 19th March, 1936 (Cmd. 5134 /1936). The attitude of His Majesty's Government towards France was further defined in my statement to the House on 6th February, 1939.
§ Belgium.—The Treaty of Locarno of.16th October, 1925 (Cmd. 2764/1926), reaffirmed in the arrangements drawn up in London on 19th March, 1936 (Cmd. 5134/1936), and the Anglo-French Declaration to Belgium of 24th April, 1937 (Cmd. 5437/1937).
§ Portugal.—The various Anglo-Portuguese Treaties and Agreements, a comprehensive list of which will be found in the answer given to the hon. Member for Bassetlaw (Mr. Bellenger) on 13th April, 1938.
§ Iraq.—The Anglo-Iraqi Treaty of Alliance of 3oth June, 1930 (Cmd. 3797/1931).
§ Egypt.—The Anglo-Egyptian Treaty of Alliance of 26th August, 1936 (Cmd. 360/1936).
§ Greece and Rumania.—My statement in the House on 13th April, 1939.
§ Poland.—The Anglo-Polish Agreement of Mutual Assistance of 25th August, 1939 (Cmd. 6101/1939), and the answer given to the hon. Member for the Combined English Universities (Mr. Harvey) on 19th October, 1939.
§ Turkey.—The Treaty of Mutual Assistance between the United Kingdom, France and Turkey of 19th October, 1939 (Cmd. 6123 of 1939).