HC Deb 18 November 1957 vol 578 c7W
71. Mr. Benn

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what schemes of social welfare for Africans in Northern Rhodesia are financed by the proceeds of beer halls.

Mr. Profumo

It is not possible to single out particular welfare schemes financed from this source. The profits from beer halls and wine shops, after providing for improvements, are paid into the general fund of the local authority and in practice devoted to expenditure of benefit to Africans, especially African welfare, to which the central Government also make a contribution.

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