HC Deb 09 January 1913 vol 46 cc1399-400W

asked the Secretary for the Colonies whether he can state the terms upon which the action brought by Messrs. Aird and Son, Limited, against the Tanjong Pagar Dock Company has been settled?


The action has been settled on the terms that the Board pay to Messrs. Aird and Company the sum of £325,000 in full settlement of all claims. All plant, material and buildings connected with the work become the property of the Board and all outstanding certificates for work done by Messrs. Aird and Company are cancelled; each party to bear its own costs in the actions.