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Gold Coast (Wenchihene Inquiry)

Volume 498: debated on Wednesday 9 April 1952

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will make a statement on the outcome of the inquiry, opened on 18th February, into the allegations that the Wenchihene and his counsellors had abused their powers.

The Report of the Commission of Inquiry was submitted to the Governor last week. It has not yet been published and is now under detailed examination by the Gold Coast Government whose decision on it is likely to be known within the next fortnight. I will inform my hon. Friend of the decision.