HC Deb 22 January 1947 vol 432 cc202-3
19. Sir R. Glyn

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many British and Sinhalese officials, respectively, are holding administrative posts in Ceylon, in each of the nine provinces.

Mr. Creech Jones

The reply involves a number of figures and, with the hon. Member's permission, I will arrange to circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the reply:

The figures for Europeans and Sinhalese, respectively, for each province, are as follow:

Western 2 and 7
Central 1 and 7
Southern 1 and 7
Northern Nil and 2
Eastern 2 and 3
North Western Nil and 6
North Central Nil and 4
Sabaragamuwa 1 and 2
Uva 2 and Nil