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Cameroun Republic (Representation)

Volume 639: debated on Wednesday 3 May 1961

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what action Her Majesty's Government's representative at the United Nations is taking to ensure that the inhabitants of the South Cameroons will obtain full democratic rights of representation in the future Federal Republic of the United Cameroons.

Now that the United Nations has determined that trusteeship should terminate on 1st October, it is for H.M.G. as Administering Authority, with the Governments of the Southern Cameroons and the Cameroun Republic, to work out the details. I have no doubt that the aim of all concerned will be to provide proper representation of the Southern Cameroons in any federal organs.