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Africa (Forced Labour)

Volume 414: debated on Wednesday 17 October 1945

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether the system of forced labour for private enterprise in Africa will be abandoned now that the war is over.

I am already in consultation with the Governors concerned on this question, and I am not yet in a position to make a statement. I may say that the Governors concerned and I are anxious to bring the system of forced labour to an end with as little delay as possible.