HC Deb 29 October 1919 vol 120 c848

Whereupon Mr. SPEAKER, pursuant to the Order of the House of 22nd October, proposed the Question, "That this House do now adjourn."


The traditional policy of England towards the Crown Colonies has always been to govern them in the interests of the inhabitants. During the last few days we have seen a departure from that policy to which attention ought to be called at the earliest possible moment. In the four Colonies of the West Coast of Africa—the Gold Coast, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Gambia—

Notice taken that forty Members were not present: House counted, and forty Members not being present,

The House was adjourned at One minute after Eleven o'clock till To-morrow.