§ Sir R. Gower
asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies why he has sanctioned a 7s. flat rate poll tax in the Ilesha district of Southern Nigeria; whether its legality is contested; and what is the official decision on the request for a fiat for a petition of right which has been requested?
§ Mr. George Hall
The Governor of Nigeria is being asked for information to enable a reply to be given to the hon. Member's Question, and I will cmmunicate with him as soon as the desired information is available.