HC Deb 18 November 1926 vol 199 cc1967-8
63. Mr. SCURR

asked the Under-Secretary of State for India what progress has been made with the work on the airship base at Karachi; and when it is expected that the work on this airship base will be finished?

The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for AIR (Sir Philip Sassoon)

I have been asked to roply. In answer to the first part of the question, considerable progress has been made with the work The site has been cleared, the foundations of the shed have been laid and part of the steel work erected, and many of the ancillary works services have been completed. As regards the second part of the question, all the work now in hand should be completed in the latter part of 1927.