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To clear up one of the uncertainties of this case, may I ask my hon. Friend to give the date on which, without reason, this ban, which has been so strongly deplored on both sides of the House, was imposed?
The views expressed by hon. Members, and the views of my right hon. Friend, have, of course, been conveyed to the Kenya Government. Our position is quite clear, but I do not think that there is anything else that we can do at this stage.
Is the hon. Gentleman aware that he should use his high office to try to bring tolerance to the Colonies who are getting independence? We had the instance concerning my hon. Friend the Member for Wednesbury (Mr. Stone-house) in 'Rhodesia, and the incident concerning my hon. and learned Friend the Member for Ipswich (Mr. D. Foot). in whose case no reasons were given. Now that the Under-Secretary's hon. Friend is involved, should not his Department try to bring tolerance to these Colonies?
We always like to think that we are a good example and show tolerance to other countries. I do not think there is anything that we can do to induce tolerance in a country which is to become independent in two days' time, but I hope that people there will notice the reaction of hon. Members in this House.