HC Deb 20 December 1960 vol 632 cc129-30W
53. Mr. Fisher

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether consideration has been given to altering the system of land tenure in Nyasaland with a view to preventing the fragmentation of land, which is inimical to good husbandry and efficient farming.

Mr. H. Fraser

The need to which the hon. Member has drawn attention is, of course, well understood. The question of land reform has been under consideration with the Governor for some time and my right hon. Friend hopes that the new Legislative Council may give early attention to this important matter.

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