§ Mr. Brockway
asked the Minister of State for Commonwealth Relations, if he will state the names of the Chiefs or Sub-Chiefs in the three High Commission Territories who are receiving salaries from the Governments of their territories for administrative and other services, and the amounts of these salaries.73W
§ Mr. Alport
The only Chiefs or Sub-Chiefs in the High Commission Territories who receive salaries from Government are the Paramount Chief and the 22 Principal and Ward Chiefs in Basutoland. The Paramount Chief receives an annual salary of£3,600. The names and annual salaries of 21 of the 22 Principal and Ward Chiefs (one Ward Chief has not yet been gazetted) are as follows:
Chief Kuini Mopeli … £202 Chief Tumane Matela … £130 Chief Letsie K. Motsoene … £1,220 Chief Jonathan Mathealire … £586 Chief Mamathe G. Masupha … £1,126 Chief Leshoboro Majara … £220 Chief Makhabane B. M. Peete … £538 Chief Reentsend G. Lerotholi … £144 Chief Letsie K. Theko … £740 Chief Mohlalefi Bereng … £622 Chief Mohale Seeiso Maama … £366 Chief Makopoi Api … £148 Chief Harebatho Q. Letsie … £144 Chief Lerotholi Mojela … £326 Chief Nkhahle Mohale … £220 Chief Joel Moholobela … £284 Chief Mamohato Bereng … £1,238 Chief Monare Moeketsi … £166 Chief Qefate Sempe … £970 Chief Theko Makhaola … £948 Chief Bofila G. Lerotholi … £144
The Chairman and the four members of the Standing Committee of the College of Chiefs in Basutoland receive respectively honoraria of£1,000 and£600 each.