§ 74. Mr. G. Porter
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he is aware that Jamal Husseini, acting chairman of the Palestine Arab Higher Committee, at Haifa, on 21st May, 1947, called upon the Arabs to buy arms; and what steps he proposes to take to prevent the incitement of the Arab population of Palestine to buy arms illegally.
Mr. Creech Jones
My attention has been drawn to a Press report to the effect that a statement was made in this sense; but I have received no official confirmation. I understand, however, that during a recent interview with Jamal Husseini the High Commissioner made it clear that incitement to violence would not be tolerated.