HC Deb 16 July 1941 vol 373 c622W
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.