Administration (U.N.O. Vote)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Colonial Empire – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 14th December 1949.

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Mr. Creech Jones:

The vote was not cast against the principle of equal education as such. It was cast because a vote in favour would have implied an admission that the United Nations has a locus standi for interfering in our Colonial administration in a way which the United Nations Charter does not in fact support.