HC Deb 24 March 1955 vol 538 cc205-6W
82. Mr. Peyton

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what steps the senior naval officer, Ceylon, is taking to clear the Chinanvadi oil fuel depot of wild elephants; whether he is satisfied that no white elephants are involved; and upon which Vote any expenditure will be borne.

Mr. Digby

The Ceylon zoological authorities are going to help remove the elephants which have entered the oil fuel depot. All expenses involved will be borne on the appropriate establishment vote, in this instance Vote 8, Section II, Subhead K.