§ 14. Lieut.-Colonel Price-White
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if his attention has been drawn to a gift of £50 by the Masai tribe in Kenya to his Kenya Food for Britain Fund; and whether, in view of the recent criticisms directed at Britain Colonial policy, this spontaneous gesture, accompanied by expressions of friendship and admiration, may be given some publicity.
§ Mr. George Hall
I have already expressed to the Governor my appreciation of the spontaneous and generous gifts of food stuffs by the people of Kenya to the people of this country. I take this opportunity of repeating, on behalf of His Majesty's Government, my warm thanks for their welcome gifts.
§ Lieut.-Colonel Price-White
While appreciating the action taken by the right hon. Gentleman, may I ask whether he agrees that this gesture on the part of a very large East African tribe is an indication that, contrary to criticism, our Colonial policy in the native administrations has not been entirely unsuccessful in the past?