HC Deb 31 October 1956 vol 558 c147W
56. Mr. Sorensen

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he is aware that despite agreement to employ a secret ballot, voting by a show of hands was used in the recent Kano Town Council elections ; and what action he is taking to investigate the complaint of the Northern Elements Progressive Union in this matter.

Mr. Maclay

I have called for a report from the Acting Governor of the Northern Region and will write to the hon. Member when I receive it.

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