Trinidad and British Guiana (Constitution).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Colonial Empire. – in the House of Commons on 25th February 1942.

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

The Constitution of Trinidad has recently been amended, following the recommendation of the Royal Commission. The question of a similar amendment to the Constitution of British Guiana is now under consideration. In both Colonies the question of the franchise has been referred to a local committee. Neither committee has yet reported, and until they do so my Noble Friend is unable to make any statement in this matter.