Kenya and Nigeria (Natives, Flogging).

Oral Answers to Questions — West Indies. – in the House of Commons on 25th February 1942.

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Photo of Mr John Dugdale Mr John Dugdale , West Bromwich

asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies the number of natives who have been flogged by the police in Kenya and Nigeria, respectively, during the past six months?

Photo of Mr Harold Macmillan Mr Harold Macmillan , Stockton-on-Tees

I am asking the Governors for these figures and will communicate with my hon. Friend as soon as I get their replies.

Photo of Mr Reginald Sorensen Mr Reginald Sorensen , Leyton West

Could not the Minister take steps to induce the Governor to act in the matter?