HC Deb 15 April 1958 vol 586 c1W
Mr. J. Johnson

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether African secondary schools in Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland receive a grant for library books; and what was the amount of these grants last year.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd,

pursuant to the reply of his hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary [OFFICIAL REPORT, 13th March, 1958; Vol. 584, c. 70], supplied the following further information:

(a) Northern Rhodesia: The following grants were made in the financial year 1956–57:
Junior Secondary 420
Senior Secondary 125
Higher School Certificate Course at Munali Secondary School 165

(b) Nyasaland: The following grants were made in 1957:
(i) From Protectorate Funds £
Blantyre and Zomba Secondary schools 175
10 Junior Secondary streams @ £5 each 50
Dedza Secondary School 50
(ii) From African Development and Welfare Fund*
Dedza Secondary School 300
Mtendere Junior Secondary School 50
Kongwe Junior Secondary School 50
* Financed mainly out of the Agricultural Production and Marketing Board surplus.

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