HC Deb 15 December 1954 vol 535 c1758
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.