Hilton Young Report: notes of discussions and memoranda, 1928-12 - 1929-02
Scope and Contents
Notes of discussions and memoranda on the Hilton Young Commission on closer union in eastern and central Africa (Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika [later Tanzania]), on subjects including: the powers and responsibilities of the proposed High Commissioner for eastern and central Africa; expenditure, particularly on defence; division of powers between the High Commissioner and Governor of Kenya; administration of immigration and deportation; administration of native reserves; separating the coastal province from the rest of Kenya; the Kenya/Uganda railway and Tanganyika railway; the constitution of Kenya; intervention in native policy; the future of Zanzibar [later Tanzania]; procedure for closer union and unification of defence, transport and customs; political and economic reasons for union; estimated costs of the High Commissioner and staff.
Also includes memoranda on the report of the Commission by individuals including: Sir Samuel Wilson [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]; [Henry] Grattan Bushe [Assistant Legal Adviser, Colonial Office]; Sir John Risley [Principal Legal Adviser]; William Ormsby-Gore [Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies, later 4th Lord Harlech]; [William] Cecil Bottomley [Assistant Under-Secretary of State in the Colonial Office]; Thomas Lloyd [Assistant Principal, Colonial Office]; George Green; [Arthur] Cosmo Parkinson [Assistant Secretary, Colonial Office].
- 1928-12 - 1929-02
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Finding aid date