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Pledge on Pan-arabic Union Denied in Parliament

Foreign Undersecretary Richard A. Butler denied in Commons Saturday that the Government had made any promise to countries interested in formation of a free pan-Arabic union after the war, Asked if the Government was sympathetic to the proposal, he said “Well, it is very interesting and important.”

George H. Hall, Parliamentary Undersecretary of Colonies, revealed that 356 illegal immigrants were still held at Athlit, Palestine, and were “not yet due for release.”