§ 18. Mr. Sorensen
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the approximate number of lepers in all the African Colonies; what proportion of these are receiving treatment of any kind; whether the incidence of the disease has increased over the last 10 years; what percentage of the population has been or is afflicted with leprosy; and to what extent financial support is granted to the British Empire Leprosy Relief Association.
§ Mr. Rees-Williams
I am asking the Governors for up-to-date figures and will write to my hon. Friend when I have received them.