§ 16. Mr. Sorensen
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies why it is intended to reintroduce a poll tax in the Seychelles in view of its abolition 25 years ago and the fact that large numbers of the inhabitants are landless wage-earners who live mainly on imported food.
§ Mr. J. Griffiths
My hon. Friend has be misinformed. The Government of Seychelles has, at present, no intention of reintroducing a poll tax.