HC Deb 17 December 1963 vol 686 cc1034-5
25. Mr. G. M. Thomson

asked the Secretary for Technical Co-operation what help his Department gives in the provision of expert personnel to assist Commonwealth countries in the preparation of their development plans.

Mr. R. Carr

We have met requests to send experts to the Ghana Planning Commission and the Tanganyika Planning Authority. And many officers supplied under the Overseas Service Aid Scheme contribute to the preparation of of development plans. We are prepared to consider further requests in this field as they arise. We also recommend British experts to the United Nations for supply to Commonwealth Governments under their programmes.

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