HC Deb 15 March 1932 vol 263 cc183-4
61. Colonel WEDGWOOD

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether the proposal to transfer the capital of Northern Rhodesia to a more central and healthier site is progressing; and whether any steps are being taken to retain for the community the land value of the new capital?


With regard to the first part of the question, I would refer the right hon. and gallant Member to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Mile End (Dr. O'Donovan) on the 2nd of this month, of which I am sending him a copy. With regard to the second part, by far the greater part of the site is on Crown land, and it is not anticipated that private property will be materially affected for many years.