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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th April 1959.

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Photo of Mr John Stonehouse Mr John Stonehouse , Wednesbury 12:00 am, 9th April 1959

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies, in view of the declaration made by the Federal Prime Minister on 4th April to the effect that the Federation could declare itself an independent State, if he will issue a White Paper clarifying the status of Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland in order to assure British protected persons in the protectorates that their rights under the preamble of the Federal Constitution will be safeguarded.