HC Deb 25 January 1962 vol 652 c33W
Mr. Fisher

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what are now his administrative responsibilities with regard to Jamaica, Trinidad, Barbados and British Guiana, respectively.

Mr. H. Fraser

Internal affairs are the exclusive responsibility of the Governments of the territories concerned, except that in British Guiana the Governor has, for the time being, certain responsibilities in respect of the public service. In all four territories the British Government retains responsibility for external affairs and defence and is answerable in respect of the administration of financial assistance from United Kingdom Government funds.

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