HC Deb 04 March 1929 vol 226 cc2-3
1. Colonel WEDGWOOD

asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether the India Office or Government have yet made any representations to the Colonial Office as to the proposals for continuing and extending communal representation embodied in the Hilton Young Report?

10. Mr. SNELL

asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether it is proposed to request the Government of India to forward its views on the Report of the Hilton Young Commission, in order that they may be taken into consideration by the Imperial Government before arriving at any decision with regard to constitutional changes in East Africa?

The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for INDIA (Earl Winterton)

The Government of India have been asked for their views on the Report and my Noble Friend expects to receive these very shortly.

14. Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether it is proposed to consult Parliament before taking any action on the Report of the Commission on closer union of the Crown Colonies and the mandated areas in East Africa?

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

I would refer the hon. and gallant Member to the reply given on the 11th of February to my hon. Friend the Member for Blackburn (Sir S. Henn).

Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that that reply is not definite? Is he in a position to add to it?


No, Sir; not yet.