HC Deb 26 February 1914 vol 58 c1935

asked the Secretary of State, for the Colonies, in reference to British East Africa, whether on the Southern frontier of 360 miles there is only one post, manned by twenty-five native police under a Goanese clerk; and whether any other provision is being made for the defence of the settlers in the event of a native rising or a raid from Abyssinia or Somaliland?

The SECRETARY of STATE for the COLONIES (Mr. Harcourt)

I am not aware of the present distribution of the police on the Southern border of the East Africa Protectorate, but I know of nothing which should give rise to uneasiness with regard to that border.