HC Deb 23 February 1920 vol 125 cc1320-1W

asked the Under Secretary for State for the Colonies whether his attention has been drawn to the suggestion that taxation should be varied in British East Africa according to the capability of natives to labour for settlers; and whether he will inform Sir Edward Northey that His Majesty's Government is not prepared to permit taxation imposed with the object of forcing, labour in the interests of a particular class?

Lieut.-Colonel AMERY

The whole question of native labour and taxation is receiving careful consideration and will be further discussed with Sir E. Northey by the Secretary of State on his return.

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