HC Deb 02 February 1961 vol 633 c158W
Mr. Stonehouse

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will give details of the number of detainees at Galole in the Tana River district of Kenya, the payment received for work undertaken, and the rations available.

Mr. Iain Macleod

There are 89 restricted persons at Galole, 46 of whom are tenants on the Tana River Irrigation Scheme. Both tenants and non-tenants are paid a basic cash allowance of 30s. a month, and non-tenants also receive a ration allowance in kind to the value of 35s. a month. The tenants are fully occupied in cultivating their holdings and although all non-tenants do some work, the work available is limited in scope and the rates of pay and the hours worked therefore vary considerably.

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