High Commission Territories

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Commonwealth Relations – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th May 1957.

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Photo of Mr Cuthbert Alport Mr Cuthbert Alport , Colchester 12:00 am, 9th May 1957

The High Commissioner has the power under the Laws of Basutoland, the Bechuanaland Protectorate and Swaziland to prescribe a minimum wage and to establish wage boards in the Territories. It has not yet proved necessary to use these powers.