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Ormsby-gore Defends Dynamiting of Arab Houses

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COLONIAL SECRETARY WILLIAM ORMSBY-GORE IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS TODAY DEFENDED THE PALESTINE ADMINISTRATION FROM CHARGES BY WILLIAM GALLACHER, COMMUNIST M.P., THAT IT HAS EMBARKED UPON A “POLICY OF DESTRUCTION.” MR. GALLACHER BASED HIS CHARGES ON THE DYNAMITING OF ARAB HOMES IN REPRISAL FOR TERRORIST ACTIVITIES. REPLYING TO HIS DEMAND THAT THE DYNAMITING BE DISCONTINUED, MR. ORMSBY-GORE DECLARED THERE WAS “NO INTENTION OF ALTERING THE LAW.”

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