HC Deb 10 March 1925 vol 181 c1133
98. Mr. W. C. ROBINSON

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether any assistance is now given to ex-service men who desire to migrate to the Dominions overseas; and, if so, will he furnish particulars of the scheme or schemes?

The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for the COLONIES (Mr. Ormsby-Gore)

There are no special schemes for assisting ex-service men desiring to settle in the overseas Dominions, but they are eligible for assistance under the various schemes of assisted migration arranged under the term of the Empire Settlement Act., 1922. With the hon. Member's permission, I am circulating in the OFFICIAL REPORT a statement of the schemes now in operation.

Following is the statement: