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Seychelles (Man-Power Recruitment)

Volume 389: debated on Tuesday 18 May 1943

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what proportion of the population of Seychelles has been recruited for overseas service; and whether full provision has been made for the families of these men?

I regret that it is not in the public interest to give figures, but the hon. Member may rest assured that a substantial proportion of Seychelles man-power has been recruited for overseas service. Full provision for the families of these men has been made.