HC Deb 09 July 1959 vol 608 cc151-2W
74. Mr. Stonehouse

asked the Undersecretary of State for Commonwealth Relations what safeguards are included in the agreement reached with regard to the development of mineral rights in Bechuanaland by the Rhodesian Selection Trust and for the development of free trade unions.

Mr. Alport

The information which has been published by the parties to the agreement does not contain any reference to trade unions. The establishment of trade unions in the Bechuanaland Protectorate is regulated by Chapter 124 of the Laws, as amended.

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