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Gomes Commission Report

Volume 526: debated on Wednesday 28 April 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what legal proceedings have been taken, or are to be taken, as the result of the Gomes Report on Corruption in Trinidad.

None, Sir. The responsibility in such matters rests with the Attorney-General of Trinidad, and he decided against prosecution.

Is the Minister satisfied that in all cases there are no grounds for prosecution in view of what is contained in the Gomes Report?

I have nothing to add to my reply. I would draw the hon. Gentleman's attention to the reply given to the hon. Member for Eton and Slough (Mr. Fenner Brockway) on 22nd April, 1953, which has further information on the point.