HC Deb 01 August 1951 vol 491 c191W
10. Mr. J. Hynd

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he is now in a position to make a statement concerning his examination of the reports on legislation establishing racial discrimination in the Colonies.

Mr. J. Griffiths

Following my consultations with colonial Governors, I am now arranging to place in the Library copies of the survey of differential treatment by race in the laws of British Tropical African territories. Hon. Members will no doubt wish to study this. I would only comment that it is, of course, the policy of His Majesty's Government to encourage the advancement of all communities in the colonial territories without discrimination as to race and colour, and to make every effort within the power of Government to secure equal treatment for all.

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