Foreign News: Plans for Reform

From London, Governor Sir Arthur Richards last week returned to his turbulent post in Jamaica. In his briefcase he carried plans for reform which may well set a pattern for British colonial administration when the war is over.

The main points of Sir Arthur's Jamaican policy, intended to allay the ills of one of Britain's less successful and more uneasy colonies, were:

> Introduction of universal suffrage.

> Wider representation in the Legislative Council, which at present is mostly composed of Government officials.

> Wider legislative power in local affairs.

> The right...

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