HL Deb 21 May 1919 vol 34 c761

THE EARL OF MAYO had the following Question on the Paper—

To ask His Majesty's Government if it is true that the Tunisian Government, by the Decree of the 22nd of February, 1919, has imposed a tax on the re-sale of all property in the Regency of Tunis to foreigners by Tunisian or French subjects, and that this tax will not be imposed on any sale of property as between French subjects and French subjects or Tunisian and Tunisian subjects, or French and Tunisian subjects, therefore placing all British subjects who may wish for business or commercial reasons to acquire any property in the Regency of Tunis in a disadvantageous position as compared with French and Tunisian subjects.

The noble Earl said: My Lords, this Question is postponed at the request of the noble Earl the Leader of the House.