HC Deb 30 January 1957 vol 563 c191W
102. Mr. R. Edwards

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what negotiations have taken place between the Government of Sierra Leone, the Columbia-Southern Chemicals Company, and British Titan Products Limited on the development of Sierra Leone's rutile deposits.

Mr. Profumo

Preliminary negotiations have taken place in Sierra Leone and London on the terms whereby rutile deposits in Sierra Leone might be jointly developed by these two companies, but agreement has not yet been reached.