HC Deb 01 May 1958 vol 587 c49W
Mrs. Castle

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what taxes are paid by members of the Kikuyu, Embu and Meru tribes in Kenya.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

Income tax and personal tax at the territorial rates, and in addition a temporary special tax which is paid by adult male Kikuyu, Embu and Meru, except for certain exemptions, at the rate of Sh. 15 a year.