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Tanganyika Territory

Volume 149: debated on Friday 16 December 1921

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether, in view of the importance not only to the natives but to our reputation, and in view of the complex and diverse systems of land tenure of the mandated territory of Tanganyika, he will consider the advisability of setting up a small committee to report on the land system that it is most desirable to introduce or prefer, having regard to our special responsibility to all races and classes in that territory?

The Governor of the territory, Sir Horace Byatt, is expected to return to England in February. The matter will be discussed with him, and the advisability of referring it to a committee can then be considered.