BRITISH EMPIRE: Parliament's Week: Jul. 20, 1925

House of Commons:

¶Sir R. W. Hamilton (Liberal) asked the Government if it intended to intervene in the Moroccan War and, if so, would it permit debate before military and naval operations were begun. Foreign Secretary Austen Chamberlain replied: "I cannot give that assurance. If the Government comes to the conclusion that there is a serious menace in the Tangier zone* its hands must not be tied."

¶A Cabinet committee, headed by Lord Birkenhead and created to consider the Admiralty's plea for six new cruisers, approved the construction of four.

¶Captain G. M. Garro-Jones...

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