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Virgin Islands

Volume 344: debated on Wednesday 1 March 1939

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he has considered the petition from the British Virgin Islands Pro-Legislation Committee of America, and the British Virgin Islands Civic League, for the establishment of an elective government; and whether he will make a statement on the matter?

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply—of which I am sending him a copy—given to similar questions by the hon. Members for West-houghton (Mr. Rhys Davies) and Shipley (Mr. Creech Jones)on 27th of February.