§ Mr. R. Morgan
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies which Colonies at the present time employ game wardens for the preservation of wild fauna; and what is the number of staff in each case?
§ Sir T. Inskip
Game wardens are at present employed in Uganda, Kenya, Tanganyika Territory, Northern Rhodesia and the Federated Malay States. In Ceylon, part of the staff of the Forest Department is detailed for duties in respect of the protection of Fauna and Flora.
The number of staff employed in each case is as follows:
Uganda.—1 Game Warden, 2 Rangers, 56 other staff.
Kenya.—1 Game Warden, 6 Assistant Game Wardens (1 employed temporarily), 1 Game and Vermin Control Officer (employed temporarily), 93 other staff.
Tanganyika Territory.—1 Game Warden, 7 Rangers, 5 other staff, 169 Game Scouts (together with 46 honorary Game Wardens).
Northern Rhodseia..—t Game Warden, 38 other staff.
Federated Malay States. —1 Chief Game Warden, 2 Control Officers, 1 Superintendent, National Park, 3 Deputy Game Wardens, 51 Game Rangers (together with 14 Honorary Deputy Game Wardens).
Ceylon.—The following staff of the Forest Department is detailed for duties in respect of the protection of Fauna and Flora:
3 Forest Rangers.
8 Forest Guards.