"In my humble opinion, if we miss this tide we shall be pursuing a selfish and reactionary policy which in years to come will recoil not only on our heads but on the heads of our descendants".>
Captain G.H. Smallie - an English Guianese February 1956 Federation conference in London
Rev D.C.J.Bobb member of the Legislative Council proposed a motion in the Legislative Council urging the colony to join the proposed federation.
rose to oppose the motion and questioned What can British Guiana gain or get from federation? Sugrim Singh March 1955