HC Deb 15 June 1955 vol 542 c10W
50. Mr. Russell

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the prospects of success for the salt industry in the Turks Islands; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Hopkinson

Following an investigation carried out by experts last year, efforts are being made to find markets for the industry's salt in North America and the West Indies. Some small shipments have recently been made to Nova Scotia, and negotiations with Newfoundland are in progress. It is not yet possible to say whether these attempts to revive the industry will be successful.