§ STATEMENT BY PRIME MINISTER.
§ Sir E. CORNWALL
asked the Prime Minister in whom is vested the control of the various German possesions taken over by the British and Dominion Forces and our Allies during the War; what is the number of Germans in those territories, and are they now interned?
§ The PRIME MINISTER
On behalf of His Majesty the Government of the Union of South Africa are administering German South-West Africa, the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia are administering German New Guinea, the Government of New Zealand are administering Samoa, and Togoland is provisionally divided into two spheres administered respectively by a military officer of the French and Gold Coast Governments. Tsing-Tao is being administered by the Japanese. I am unable to furnish the information asked for in the last part of the question.