Oral Answers to Questions — Burma (Constitution).

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 12th March 1942.

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Photo of Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery , Birmingham Sparkbrook

The special difficulties which His Majesty's Government are endeavouring to surmount in India do not arise in Burma. In the latter country the Governor is already aided and advised by a Council of Ministers responsible to the Burma Legislature, and there is also a Defence Council in which the principal Ministers as well as the defence authorities participate.