HC Deb 11 May 1949 vol 464 cc1842-3
36. Mr. H. D. Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what agreement has been reached regarding the ownership and taxation of mineral royalties in Northern Rhodesia.

Mr. Creech Jones

The Government of Northern Rhodesia have not entered into any negotiations with the British South Africa Company regarding the acquisition or taxation of mineral royalties in the territory. There is therefore no question of any agreement having been reached.

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