asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the composition of the Gold Coast Cocoa Marketing Board and the Nigerian Cocoa Marketing Board; and by whom the members are appointed.
§ Mr. Lyttelton
The Gold Coast Cocoa Marketing Board is composed of a chairman, a managing director, three representatives of cocoa producers, three persons of experience in commercial matters and an officer of the Gold Coast Ministry of Finance. Appointments are made by the Minister of Commerce, Industry and Mines with the approval of the Governor in Council.
The Nigerian Cocoa Marketing Board is composed of not less than five or more than seven persons, of whom at least two must be Nigerians. At present there are seven members, and four are Nigerians. Appointments are made by the Governor, who would normally be guided by the views of his Council of Ministers.