§ 1 and 2. Mr. Hurd
asked the Secretary of State for War (1) the number of hours worked weekly by British troops at Mackinnon Road, Kenya, compared with the working hours of African civilians employed on the same constructional work;
(2) what proportion of the British troops serving at Mackinnon Road, Kenya, are under 20 years of age and if, having regard to the trying climate he is satisfied with the living conditions and recreational facilities at this camp.
§ The Secretary of State for War (Mr. Shinwell)
The information asked for in Question No. 1 and in the first part of No. 2 is being obtained from the military authorities overseas. When it has been received I will write to the hon. Member. All practicable measures have been taken to provide the highest possible standard of living conditions and recreational facilities for the troops at Mackinnon Road. Plans for the further improvement of the camp are in hand.