Britain to Give Haven to Some Reich Refugees

The British government is prepared to deal as liberally as possible on the permanent settlement of individual German Jewish refugees in Great Britain, but reserves the right to refuse residence to such refugees, owing to the serious unemployment situation in England, Captain Anthony Eden, under-secretary of state for Foreign Affairs, told a questioner in the House of Commons.

The question was addressed to Foreign Secretary Sir John Simon, who was asked whether the British government has considered the appeal issued by League of Nations Refugee High Commissioner James G. McDonald, who requested entry permits to England for a reasonable number of German Jewish refugees.

Captain Eden also declared that negotiations with High Commissioner McDonald will be instituted when he returns from his trip to Germany.

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