HC Deb 24 February 1926 vol 192 cc490-1
2. Mr. SCURR

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he is aware that a system of profit-sharing has been put into operation by the Sudan Plantation Syndicate and whether the native share of such proceeds is paid to the chiefs or to the actual workers in connection with the cotton-growing farms?


Yes, Sir. Under the terms of the syndicate's concession, 40 per cent. of the proceeds realised by the sale of the cotton crop is paid to the actual tenant cultivators.

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