HC Deb 16 December 1948 vol 459 c214W
136. Mr. Teeling

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty whether his attention has been called to the fact that a number of White Russians, Latvians and Lithuanians, many of whom are stateless, are residing in Shanghai; and whether, in view of the fact that there is a British warship at present anchored at Shanghai, he will have these people evacuated to avoid their slaughter if overtaken by hostilities.

Mr. Dugdale

I am aware that there are a number of stateless persons at Shanghai whose welfare, I understand, is the responsibility of the International Refugee Organisation, which has a local branch at Shanghai, and from whom no request for evacuation has been received.

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