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Mr Jomo Kenyatta

Volume 640: debated on Tuesday 16 May 1961

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what discussions the Governor of Kenya is proposing to have with Mr. Kenyatta regarding the latter's views on constitutional development in the territory, the maintenance of law and order and the guaranteeing of individual rights.


asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what representations he has received from Dr. Nkrumah, Mr. Nehru, Archbishop Makarios and Dr. Banda regarding the release of Mr. Kenyatta forthwith.

Her Majesty's Government have received expressions of view about this matter from time to time from a number of persons, including leaders of some Commonwealth countries. These were not formal representations. In reply, the position of the Governor of Kenya and of Her Majesty's Government has been fully explained.