HC Deb 02 March 1955 vol 537 cc275-6W
81. Mr. J. Johnson

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he is aware that Africans travelling first class by rail in Nyasaland are now segregated from Europeans; and what steps he is taking to end this discrimination.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

Railways in Central Africa are on the Federal Legislative List, and although the Federal Government have not yet legislated to assume their powers in this field, I understand that they will do so shortly. They have already assumed general responsibility. The affairs of the railways in Central Africa are, therefore, no longer the responsibility of the Secretary of State for the Colonies.

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