HC Deb 25 February 1965 vol 707 cc759-60
That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to amend the Colonial Development and Welfare Act 1959 and to authorise the Minister of Overseas Development to meet expenses incurred in connection with the employment of persons in overseas territories, it is expedient to authorise—
- (a) the payment out of money provided by Parliament—
- (i) of any increase in the sums so payable which is attributable to raising from £340 million to £390 million the limit on the sums so payable for the purposes of schemes within the meaning of the Colonial Development and Welfare Act
1959, or attributable to an extension of the period for which such schemes may continue in force, and
- (ii) of any payments falling to be met under agreements with the Governments of overseas territories or other persons and relating to the employment of designated persons in, or in the public or social services of, overseas territories,
- (b) any such increase in the sums which under the said Act of 1959 are authorised to be issued out of the Consolidated Fund, paid into the Exchequer or raised by borrowing as is attributable to raising from £105 million to £125 million the limit on the aggregate amount of loans under Section 2 of the said Act of 1959 or attributable to an extension of the time within which loans, or proposals for loans, may be made.
Resolution agreed to.