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Empire Day Celebrations, Western Region

Volume 529: debated on Wednesday 7 July 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies, in view of the decision of the Western Regional Government of Nigeria not to hold Empire Day celebrations, although upholding the principle and fact of a British Commonwealth of Nations, why the Lieut.-Governor of that region over-ruled the decision.

The Lieut.-Governor did not over-rule the Western Regional Government's decision.