§ 28. Mr. WADDINGTON
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what schemes to facilitate transport in the Crown Colonies have been sanctioned since 1st January; what is the estimated cost of such schemes; and whether, since the present Government assumed office, any schemes have been submitted which the Treasury has declined to support?
§ Tanganyika Territory..
§ 1. An extension of the Tabora-Kahama Railway to Shinyanga, estimated to cost £225,000, has been sanctioned in principle.568
§ 2. The relaying of 22 miles of the Tanganyika Central Railway and the transfer of the old rails to the above-mentioned extension has been sanctioned. The estimate for this theme is £66,000.
§ 3. A motor transport scheme for the Tabora-Mwanza area, estimated to cost £16,860.
§ A coaling berth at Port Harcourt, estimated to cost £62,500.
§ A scheme for improving Port Louis Harbour at an estimated cost of £138,000.
§ Since the present Government assumed office, Treasury approval of any such schemes has not been withheld in any case in which It was required.