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Hall, Pro-zionist. to Represent Colonial Office in Commons

? Hall, whose appointment as Parliamentary Undersecretary for Colonies was announced last night, will be chief spokesman of the Colonial Office in the House of Commons since Lord Lloyd sits in the House of Lords.

Consequently, Hall will be called upon to reply to all Palestine questions in Commons. Hall was Civil Lord of the Admiralty in the Labor Government of 1929-1930. He supported the ? Party’s Palestine policy and voted against the Government in the Palestine debates of May and July, 1939, as well as against the ordinance restricting Jewish land purchase in the holy Land.