HC Deb 09 February 1955 vol 536 cc218-9W
83. Mr. Parkin

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will negotiate arrangements with the colonial Governments concerned by which citizens of the West Indies and Caribbean areas can travel by air between their homes and this country without political permission or screening at stopping-places en route.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

The grant of travel documents is a matter within the discretion of colonial Governors, and I am not aware that such facilities are being unreasonably withheld. The admission of individuals to British Territories whilst in transit is subject to local immigration legislation.