An anti- Malayan Union caricature THE Malayan Union, which the British Labour Government inaugurated in post-war Malaya on April 1, The Malayan Union was a union of the Malay states and the Straits Settlements of Penang and Malacca. It was the successor to British Malaya and was  ‎Formation of the Malayan · ‎Opposition, dissolution of. cussion of a restricted series of events relating to the immediate rejection of the Malayan Union, Allen fails, in the opinion of* the present writer, to throw any.


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However, the citizenship proposal was never actually implemented.


Due to opposition to the malayan union proposal, it was postponed then modified, which made it harder for many Chinese and Indian residents to obtain Malayan citizenship. The Malayan union Union was placed under the jurisdiction of a British Governor, signalling the formal inauguration of British colonial rule in the Malay peninsula.


Moreover, while the State Councils were still kept functioning in the former Federated Malay States, they lost the limited autonomy that they enjoyed, left to administer only some less important local aspects of government, and became an extended hand of the Federal government in Kuala Lumpur.

In mid a Malayan Planning Unit MPU was established under General Malayan union Hone, supervised by the Colonial Office, malayan union plan civil administration under the military government established in all re-occupied areas and for the future Union.

A major problem faced by the MPU was the need malayan union renegotiate the treaties with the Malay rulers in order to create the Union and give the British power to set up a constitution.


It was also concerned to protect the interests of non-Malays within the peninsula. Malayan union Harold MacMichael was chosen to prepare a mission to negotiate the new treaties with the Malayan union rulers and in particular to use the British government's advantage shortly after the liberation of Malay territories to achieve the required concessions.

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The former Strait Settlement of Singapore was administered as a separate crown colony.

The idea of the Union was first expressed by the British on October plans had been presented to the War Cabinet as early as Malayan union [1] in the aftermath of the Second Malayan union War by the British Military Administration.

Sir Harold MacMichael was malayan union the task of gathering the Malay state rulers' approval for the Malayan Union in the same month. The reasons for their agreement, despite the loss of political power that it entailed for the Malay rulers, has been much debated; the consensus appears to be that the main reasons were that as the Malay rulers were of course resident during the Japanese occupation, they were open to the accusation of collaboration, and that they were threatened with dethronement.

Saluting base decorated with a large Union flag. Gent, in full Governor's regalia with feathered hat, malayan union his position on the base with Lieutenant-General Sir Frank Messervy, head of Malaya Command.

Gent at the salute.

Inspecting the gunners of th Field Malayan union. Looking down a road as the pipe band of the probably 1st Battalion Royal Scots passes the camera on both sides; a throng of excited children follows.

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