HC Deb 15 December 1948 vol 459 c149W
70. Sir W. Smithers

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what salary he is paying to the 25 U.S. geologists to survey the coast-to-coast African railway; and what salary was offered to British geologists to do the work.

Creech Jones

Mr. No survey of a coast-to-coast African railway is at present in mind.