HC Deb 19 February 1947 vol 433 c180W
73. Mr. Hector Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will take steps to develop the hydroelectric potentialities of the Gold Coast, having regard to the need for electric energy in the mining industries there.

Mr. Creech Jones

An investigation of the hydro-electric potentialities of the Volta River has been proceeding for some months and it is expected that the result will be available in about a year's time.