§ Mrs. Middleton
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will indicate broadly what progress has been made in implementing the recommendations in the Report of the British Guiana and British Honduras Settlement Commission.
Mr. Creech Jones
In reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Dagenham (Mr. Parker) in December last, I stated that much preliminary investigational work would have to be done before large-scale operations could begin and briefly indicated what action was immediately in prospect. The following is an outline of what has been achieved in the past year.