§ Mr. GRANT
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies, how many district residents, assistant residents, and district doctors are married in the following comparatively unhealthy stations in British Central Africa: Port Herald, Chiromo, Limonde, Fort Johnston, Kotakota, Chinteche, and Karongo; and how many district residents, assistant residents, and district doctors are unmarried in the following comparatively healthy stations: Zomba, Chirazulu, Blantyre, Neno, Nehen, Dedza, Lilongar, Dowa, and Mzimba?
According to my latest information, at the stations mentioned as unhealthy there are eight married and seven unmarried administrative and medical officers. At the stations mentioned as healthy there are ten unmarried and nine married officers of these classes. At two other healthy stations, Mlanje and Ngara, the two administrative officers and the medical officers are all married, but I am not prepared without, reserve to accept the hon. Member's classification of stations as healthy and unhealthy.