asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many African women are employed in the community 137W development service in Kenya; and in what capacity.
§ Mr. Lennox-Boyd
, pursuant to Mr. Profumo's reply [OFFICIAL REPORT, 12th November, 1957; Vol. 577, c. 33], supplied the following information:
325 African women are employed full-time and 230 part-time in community development services in Kenya. This does not include voluntary workers or those employed toy the voluntary agencies
The following table sets but the nature of the work on which these women are employed.
Appointment No. of African women employed Fulltime Part-time Community Development Officer 1 — Community Development Assistant 12 — Teacher at Jeanes School 5 — *Divisional Community Development Leader 24 — *Locational Community Development Leader 225 229 *Training School Teacher 29 — *Nursery School Teacher 29 1 Total 325 230
NOTE:—* These are posts in local government service.