Duchess of ATHOLL
asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies what was the total revenue, other than railway revenue, during the last financial year for which accounts are available of Kenya, Uganda, and Tanganyika, respectively; what percentage of these revenues in each case was represented by the receipts from direct taxes on African natives; and what percentage of the total expenditure during the corresponding period by each Government was devoted, respectively, to education, to medical and public health, and to agricultural and veterinary services?
§ Dr. SHIELS
I append tables giving the figures desired by the Noble Lady:1003W
— Total Expenditure. Percentage of Total Revenue spent on Medical and Sanitary Department. Percentage of Total Revenue spent on Education Department. Percentage of Total Revenue spent on Agricultural Department. Percentage of Total Revenue spent on Veterinary Department. £ Per cent. Per cent. Per cent. Per cent. Kenya 2,834,647 7 5.5 2.5 2.5 Uganda 1,368,188 10.5 3.5 2.5 2.5 Tanganyika 1,873,007 7.5 4 3 2.5
The figures given are in all cases for 1928 as regards Kenya and Uganda and for 1928–29 as regards Tanganyika. Percentages are given to the nearest one-half per cent. — Total Revenue. Percentage of Total Revenue derived from direct taxation of African Natives. £ Per cent. Kenya … … … … … 3,020,694 18.5 Uganda … … … … … 1,519,237 36 Tanganyika … … … … … 1,972,058 37