§ 125. Major Beamish
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many Jews and Arabs, shown separately, have been arrested for carrying arms since 1st November, 1947; and how many such are still under arrest.
§ Mr. Rees-Williams
During the period 1st November, 1947, to 31st January, 1948, 290, Jews and 281 Arabs have been arrested for carrying arms in Palestine. Of these 48 Jews and 78 Arabs are still detained.