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Legislative Council (African Representation)

Volume 486: debated on Wednesday 18 April 1951

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many Africans in Northern Rhodesia are estimated to be represented by the two African members of the Legislative Council.

The two African members of the Legislative Council are selected by the African Representative Council from among its own members. This Council is representative of the whole African community. The African population is estimated to be in the region of 1,800,000.