HC Deb 12 November 1952 vol 507 c50W
77. Mr. T. Reid

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies to what extent the Wumeru people in Tanganyika have now moved to the area allotted to them; and what further steps have recently been taken by the Citizens Meru Union to oppose this scheme, undertaken at great expense to the State, to improve the lot of the Arusha and Wumeru peoples.

Mr. Lyttelton

No Meru have yet moved into the new area except the 21 families mentioned in paragraph 24 of the White Paper issued by the Tanganyika Government. The Meru Citizens Union is continuing its campaign of opposition to the Government's policy and is encouraging the Meru to maintain their intransigent attitude

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