HC Deb 11 June 1959 vol 606 c1147
1. Mr. Biggs-Davison

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how Commonwealth Day was celebrated in the Colonies, Protectorates, Protected States, Trusteeship Territories, and other dependencies; and whether he will make a statement.

The Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies (Mr. Julian Amery)

Commonwealth Day has been widely celebrated in Colonial Territories, particularly among school children and young people. The message of the President of the Commonwealth Day Movement was read out at youth rallies, and similar events, and sports days and other functions were arranged.

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