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Civil Service

Volume 465: debated on Wednesday 1 June 1949

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what steps he is taking to ensure that the higher grades of the Civil Service in Malaya and Singapore are progressively filled by Malays and Chinese.

The Governments of the Federation of Malaya and Singapore are anxious that as early progress as possible should be made in this fundamental matter and I am satisfied that they will take any opportunity that may be open to them to further it.