HC Deb 07 November 1929 vol 231 c1291W

asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies what is the value of schemes put in hand under the Palestine Act and East African Loans Act, respectively, since the recent alterations in those Acts came into force?


The following is a summary of schemes put in hand under the Palestine and East African Loans Act since it was amended in July last:

Improvements at Dar-es-Salaam Harbour, Tanganyika 180,000
Construction of a railway from Manyoni on the Tanganyika Central Railway to the Iramba plateau 565,000

In addition, it has been agreed that the whole cost of the Zambesi Bridge and connected schemes, estimated to amount to over £3,000,000 in all, shall be met from Guaranteed Loan.