HC Deb 25 July 1956 vol 557 cc44-5W
Mr. Rankin

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies to what extent it is planned to use earth-moving equipment for contour ridging and other heavy work in the resettlement of Africans displaced as a result of the Kariba scheme; and what attempt is being made to ensure the provision of technical personnel in connection with the resettlement of Africans displaced by the Kariba scheme.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

Earth moving equipment will be used to whatever extent proves necessary.

Every possible effort is being made to recruit technical personnel both in the United Kingdom and locally. In addition, technical staff are being transferred to the Kariba area from other parts of Northern Rhodesia.

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