HC Deb 30 April 1923 vol 163 cc949-50
20. Lieut. - Colonel Sir PHILIP RICHARDSON

asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies whether any representations have been made to him with reference to the further development of the Seychelles; if so, what action he has taken in consequence of such representations; and whether, in view of the expressed intention of His Majesty's Government to further develop the resources of the British Empire as a whole, he will take steps to see what possibilities exist there?


No special representations have been received by the Secretary of State as to the development of Seychelles. The resources of the Colony have, however, been recently investigated with the assistance of His Majesty's Government by an agricultural expert to whose recommendations effect will be given as the financial position may permit.

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