§ 39. Earl WINTERTON
asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs whether any economic development, wholly or partly under Government auspices, is in progress or contemplated in the Bechuanaland Protectorate?
The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for DOMINION AFFAIRS (Lord Stanley)
Financial assistance from the Colonial Development Fund amounting to about £65,000 has been granted or approved in respect of various schemes including those recommended by the Commission appointed to inquire into the financial and economic position of the Bechuanaland Protectorate. Of this sum £25,000 is in respect of the improvement of water supplies.