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Oral Answers to Questions — Uganda: Trade Union Officials (Detention) (14 Mar 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he has any information regarding the arrest of the president, secretary and members of the Motor Drivers' Trade Union in Uganda.

Oral Answers to Questions — Yugoslavia: U.N.R.R.A. Supplies (7 Mar 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the U.N.R.R.A. organisation is now working smoothly in Yugoslavia; and whether substantial supplies of goods are now being distributed to the civil population.

Oral Answers to Questions — Yugoslavia: Provisional Government (7 Mar 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the composition of the Provisional Yugoslav Government has now been completed; whether the Government contains representatives of all the main political parties in Yugoslavia; and whether he will indicate the parties which the respective members of the Provisional Government represent, and the names of the ministers.

Oral Answers to Questions — Yugoslavia: Collaborationists (Trial) (7 Mar 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the courts before which political prisoners are now appearing in Yugoslavia are conducted by independent judges under prewar legal procedure, or whether they are set up under the jurisdiction of the anti-Fascist National Liberation Committee.

Oral Answers to Questions — Seychelles (Conditions) (28 Feb 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: May I ask whether some of these schemes have not been under consideration for a matter of two years, and whether any progress has been made—in fisheries, in particular?

Oral Answers to Questions — Jamaica (Medical Service) (28 Feb 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he is aware of the dissatisfaction prevailing in Jamaica with the Governmental medical services; that at least three medical officials have resigned from the service during the past year on account of dissatisfaction with the administration; and will he inquire into the causes of this dissatisfaction with a view to remedying it.

Oral Answers to Questions — Jamaica (Medical Service) (28 Feb 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: Are we to take it that questions regarding conditions in Jamaica are not to be addressed to the Secretary of State for the Colonies?

Oral Answers to Questions — Newfoundland (13 Feb 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: May I ask whether there is any demand now coming from any section in Newfoundland for the restoration of self-government?

Orders of the Day — Colonial Development and Welfare Bill (7 Feb 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: It is true.

Orders of the Day — Colonial Development and Welfare Bill (7 Feb 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: I want to join in presenting some kind of bouquet to the right hon. and gallant Gentleman for the Bill which is now before the House, and I do so with great sincerity, because I have always taken some interest in Colonial questions. I think he is to be congratulated on the success of his persuasive efforts in getting his colleagues in the Government to authorise him to submit this programme...

Orders of the Day — Colonial Development and Welfare Bill (7 Feb 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: I am giving this unbiased testimony of a non-Labour organ about the necessity of reforming the Colonial machinery. It continues: It is abundantly and mournfully clear that modern Colonial development on the financial and material side is beyond the capacity of even the best Civil Service in the world. There is a page or two of comment of that kind, in all of which there is unqualified support...

Orders of the Day — Colonial Development and Welfare Bill (7 Feb 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: I did not seek their company.

Oral Answers to Questions — Yugoslavia: Political Situation (Consultation) (31 Jan 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: Does not my right hon. Friend's reply mean that although the United States Government were not consulted regarding the Tito-Subasic agreement, they have approved of the policy of His Majesty's Government?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mauritius: Inquiry (Report) (24 Jan 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he proposes to make any statement on the Report of the Commission of Inquiry into the disturbances which occurred in Mauritius in 1943; and whether an early opportunity will be afforded for the consideration of the Report.

Oral Answers to Questions — Mauritius: Inquiry (Report) (24 Jan 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: Will the right hon. Gentleman give an answer to the last part of my Question—whether an opportunity will be provided to consider the Report?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mauritius: Colonial Development Planning (24 Jan 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he can make any statement regarding the appointment of Sir Frank Stockdale as Adviser on Colonial Development Planning; and whether Sir Frank Stockdale will continue to have charge as Controller of the Colonial and Welfare Work in the West Indies.

Oral Answers to Questions — Mauritius: Colonial Development Planning (24 Jan 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: Does the statement of the right hon. Gentleman mean that Sir Frank Stockdale is in charge of all planning, under the Development and Welfare Act, in all Colonies except the West Indies, and that he is adviser to the Colonial Government on their plans?

Oral Answers to Questions — African Colonies: Jamaica (Relief Rates) (24 Jan 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he has now received a statement from the Governor of Jamaica on the adequacy of the rates of wages paid to relief workers in Jamaica.

Oral Answers to Questions — African Colonies: Jamaica (Relief Rates) (24 Jan 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: Does not the right hon. Gentleman remember that, before the Recess in December, a promise was given that this information would be given?

Oral Answers to Questions — Yugoslavia (Situation) (17 Jan 1945)

Mr Benjamin Riley: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he can make any statement regarding the present Government position in Yugoslavia.


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