HC Deb 25 October 1939 vol 352 c1427W
Major Mills

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will give an assurance that the decision of the refugee organisations to suspend the setting up of a corporation to promote the settlement of Jewish refugees in British Guiana will only be permitted to be temporary, having regard to the fact that subsequent re-emigration was a condition of entry into this country accepted by those organisations?

Mr. M. MacDonald

I am hopeful that the scheme may be carried out at some future date, but as the main reason why the refugee organisations are not able to proceed with it now, is that they are no longer in a financial position to do so, there is no action that I can at present usefully take in the matter.

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