HC Deb 16 November 1962 vol 667 cc78-9W
Sir R. Robinson

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what steps he has taken to appoint the Civil Service Commission referred to in Paragraph 53 of the Report of the East Caribbean Federation Conference.

Mr. Sandys

Sir Richard Manktedow, K.B.E., C.B., and Mr. T. M. Skinner, C.M.G., M.B.E., have now been appointed as Commissioners. They expect to leave for Barbados on 18th November. Her Majesty's Government have agreed to make a grant of £3,500 to the Government of Barbados as a contribution towards the cost. This sum will be advanced from the Civil Contingencies Fund. Provision will be made in the Spring Supplementary Estimates to repay the Fund.

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