Uganda (Land Tenure, Toro)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport. – in the House of Commons at on 18 February 1929.

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Photo of Mr Henry Snell Mr Henry Snell , Woolwich East


asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether his attention has been drawn to the circular issued by the Government of Uganda in the kingdom of Toro, which introduces a completely new system of land tenure into the country and, at the same time, destroys the basis of the present tribal and community life in Toro; by which Government Department the circular was issued; and how much consideration was given to these proposals before they were issued?