Lancaster House Conferences (Kenya)
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The Lancaster House conferences were three meetings (1960, 1962, 1963) in which Kenya's constitutional framework and independence were negotiated.
- The first conference was under the chairmanship of Secretary of State for the Colonies Iain Macleod in January 1960. There was no agreement, and Macleod issued an interim constitution.
- The second conference commenced in February 1962, and a framework for self-governance was negotiated.
- The 1963 conference finalized constitutional arrangements for Kenya’s independence as a dominion, marking the end of more than 70 years of colonial rule.(1963 Constitution of Kenya)
- Matthew 2004, pp810-16
- Matthew (editor), Colin (2004). Dictionary of National Biography. 35. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0198614111.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link), essay on Iain Macleod written by David Goldsworthy.
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