HC Deb 14 June 1939 vol 348 cc1316-7W
Colonel Wedgwood

asked the Home Secretary whether he will extend the residence permit of the German refugee family Tallert, brought over and maintained by the York Refugee Committee, on whose behalf a telegram was forwarded to the Aliens Department on 31st May?

Mr. Peake

This family have been granted a prolongation of their stay in this country until the 5th November next.

Colonel Wedgwood

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will allow the Steamship "St. Louis," returning from Cuba to Hamburg with 915 Jewish refugees, to go to Palestine, deducting this number from the legal quota of refugees in view of the fact that the American Jewish Help Committee has deposited 450,000 dollars at Havana and is prepared to transfer the same to Palestine?

Sir T. Inskip

I would refer the right hon. Member to the answer given yesterday by the Under-Secretary of State for Home Affairs to a question by the hon. Member for Don Valley (Mr. T. Williams). I understand that temporary asylum is to be provided in this and other countries for all these persons.

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