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The West Indies (Federation)

Volume 656: debated on Monday 26 March 1962

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what recent representations he has received from the territorial Governments of the West Indies, other than Jamaica and Trinidad, about the future of the Federation.

The Conference of the Chief Ministers of the Leeward and Windward Islands and the Premier of Barbados have forwarded to me a resolution requesting me to summon a conference of their eight units before the dissolution of the existing Federation to make arrangements for the establishment of a new Federation.