HC Deb 29 February 1928 vol 214 cc430-1W

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether His Majesty's Government have made any representation to Ibn Saud in regard to recent tribal raids on Iraq and Kowheit; and, if so, what was the nature of the communication?


Yes, Sir. Repeated representations have been made to King Ibn Saud requesting His Majesty to do his utmost to punish the guilty tribesmen and prevent further raids. The result has hitherto been ineffectual. It appears that the marauding tribes are temporarily out of control.