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Hailey had recommended "as our ultimate objective the establishment of a Central Legislature, with three territorial councils"; and in February 1943 Burns took a step in this direction by proposals to establish in Advisory Council for Asante. 25 14 The End of Colonial Rule in West Africa But at this stage the Asantehene and his fellow-chiefs did not wish to be brought under the Central Legislature, nor to seek representation there; constitutional reform thus remained a matter of balancing different interests within the Colony, and Burns believed he had found the key in his bargain with Ofori Atta and the chiefs.

16 Politically, an essential objective was to preclude any danger of African territories passing under Communist control; more immediately, French attempts to re-establish control in Indo-China were partially dependent upon African troops. Without such incentives to lay secure foundations for long-term relationships it may be doubted whether the British Parliament would in I 945 have been so ready to increase the limit of annual expenditure on Colonial Development and Welfare from £5 ooo ooo to £I7 500 ooo, or whether the French Assembly would so readily have established the Fonds d'investissement pour le developpement economique et social (FIDES) in I946.

French officials too generally recognized the colonial reforms of 1945-6 as timely; and rapidly came to accept that developments within and outside Africa made it necessary to go beyond them. 19 Sensitive officials began to look more sympathetically towards leaders of the old elite who, like Azikiwe, Awolowo, Houphouet-Boigny or Danquah, had previously been distrusted as dangerous radicals. Colonial rule had always depended upon the more or less voluntary collaboration of Africans in many capacities- as peasantry and proletariat, as chiefs, clerks, and other official intermediaries between alien rulers and subjects, even as licensed critics within the system.

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