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Legislative Council (African Members)

Volume 531: debated on Wednesday 28 July 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will take steps to ensure the immediate consideration by the Kenya Government of new methods of choosing the African members of the Legislative Council, including the method of direct election.


asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies when he hopes to appoint the body which is to study and advise on the best method of electing African members of the Kenya Legislative Council in 1956.

As I informed hon. Members on Thursday last, my right hon. Friend is already considering urgently in consultation with the Governor how this matter can best be investigated; but he is not yet ready to make a statement.