HC Deb 15 December 1948 vol 459 c153W
80. Mr. Hurd

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the terms under which African labour is recruited for work on the new railway and port in Tanganyika; and to what extent conscription is used.

Mr. Creech Jones

The terms of service are in line with those ruling in the district concerned at the time of recruitment and are agreed by the local Government. There is no conscription.