§ 18. Mr. K. Robinson
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what progress is being made in the educational, social and economic advance of the African population in Nyasaland and Northern Rhodesia; and when it is pro posed to extend their political enfranchisement.
§ Mr. Hopkinson
For the first part of the Question, I refer the hon. Member to the published annual reports and Departmental reports of the two Territories. On the second part, for Northern Rhodesia I have nothing at present to add to the statement made in the House by my right hon. Friend's predecessor, Lord Chandos, on 11th February; and for Nyasaland, to my right hon. Friends' own statement of 24th November.