§ Mr. HALL-CAINE
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether the recommended assistance from the Colonial Development Fund to the erection of a sugar refinery in Jamaica has since been withdrawn; and, if not, whether he is satisfied that it is desirable to assist from British funds the develop- 803W ment in Colonies of industries which wards this scheme was withdrawn in directly compete with existing industries August, 1931, because the promoters had in Great Britain?
§ Sir P. CUNLIFFE-LISTER
The assistance which has been approved to-804W wards this scheme was withdrawn in August, 1931, because the promoters had found it necessary to abandon the scheme temporarily for reconsideration of its financial arrangements. The second part of the question does not, therefore, arise.