HC Deb 22 April 1920 vol 128 cc600-1W

asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies what are the establishment numbers of British officers in the Civil Services of the Gold Coast and Nigeria, showing the medical services separately; and what are the present numbers of officers serving?

Lieut.-Colonel AMERY

It is not possible to give the total establishments of European officers in Nigeria and the Gold Coast, as they are under revision. The number of European officers in the Nigerian and Gold Coast services in the middle of April was: Nigeria, 1,657; Gold Coast, 673. The establishment of European medical officers and their strength in the middle of April was:—

Nigeria Establishment 128
Strength 91
Gold Coast Establishment 67
Strength 48