HC Deb 11 June 1959 vol 606 cc112-3W
21. Mr. D. Jones

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies why an Order in Council was passed in Grenada to authorise the opening of all shops on Good Friday against the religious sentiments of the people of that territory.

Mr. J. Amery

A cruise ship was due to arrive at Grenada on the day in question and in these exceptional circumstances the Grenada Government, after carefully weighing the factors involved, decided as a special measure to permit the opening of shops.

Forward to