London (Apr. 5)
Two motions, signed by more than seventy Members of Parliament, have been submitted to the House of Commons, requesting an early opportunity for a debate on the Jewish position in Germany. The first motion asks that in the “interests of world peace and the continuance of international trade, the British government may make friendly representations to the German nation respecting the numerical weakness and the defenseless position of German Jewry”.
The second motion points out the damaging effects on Anglo-German relations of the discrimination against German Jewry and invites the British Government to express these views at the earliest opportunity through the most convincing channels.
At a special meeting of Members of Parliament held yesterday, a consultative committee was formed in connection with the German situation. The committee, which decided to remain in continuous session, is also to work in conjunction with the Joint Foreign Committee and the Anglo-Jewish Association.