HC Deb 31 July 1962 vol 664 cc71-2W
Mr. Gaitskell

asked the Prime Minister what proposals he has for the presentation of gifts to the Government and Parliament of Jamaica to mark Jamaica's attainment of independence on 6th August.

The Prime Minister

The whole House will, I feel sure, wish to send hearty congratulations to Jamaica on her forthcoming Independence with best wishes for the happiness and prosperity of her people. Her Majesty's Government will propose that this House should offer the gilt of a Chair for the Speaker of the Jamaican House of Representatives. Her Majesty's Government for their part have decided to offer a gift of silver table candelabra to the Government of Jamaica.