HC Deb 03 July 1896 vol 42 c735

Resolution reported:— That it is expedient to make provision for the construction of a railway in Africa from Mombasa to Victoria Nyanza, through the Protectorates of Zanzibar, British East Africa, and Uganda, and to authorise the issue, out of the Consolidated Fund of any sums not exceeding in the whole £3,000,000 for that purpose; and to authorise the Treasury to borrow, for the purpose of providing money for sums to be issued out of the Consolidated Fund, or for the repayment of sums so issued, by means of terminable annuities, such annuities to be paid out of moneys to be provided by Parliament for Foreign and Colonial Services, and, if those moneys are insufficient, out of the Consolidated Fund.

Resolution agreed to.

Bill ordered to be brought in by The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Curzon, and Mr. Hanbury.

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