HC Deb 08 July 1907 vol 177 cc1155-6
MR. CATHCART WASON (Orkney and Shetland)

I beg to ask the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies if he can state, by a Return or otherwise, what concessions have been granted in East Africa to individuals and syndicates respectively; whether the terms and conditions of the same have been faithfully carried out; and, if not, what measures the Government propose to take to enforce the fulfilment of such conditions.


The information for which the hon. Member asks in the first part of his Question will be furnished in the Return granted on the Motion of the hon. Member for Newcastle-under-Lyme. The Secretary of State has approved of the Governor taking action to compel persons who have obtained giants of land to comply with the Crown Lands Regulations respecting the occupation and development of their holdings. Failure to comply with these conditions would ultimately be punished by the forfeiture of the land to the Crown.