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Cost Of Living

Volume 463: debated on Wednesday 6 April 1949

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91.

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will undertake a statistical survey of the cost of living for the African population of Tanganyika to meet the criticism of the visiting mission of the Trusteeship Council that no information on this subject was available, except for Dar-es-Salaam.

Yes, when staff and accommodation can be provided. There is at present a shortage of trained statisticians.