HC Deb 01 July 1959 vol 608 c54W
Mr. G. M. Thomson

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what approaches are being made to the United Nations on behalf of Tanganyika as a United Nations Trust Territory to seek development finance to offset the losses suffered through the fall in commodity prices.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

The United Nations is not a source of development finance in the normal sense of the term, but it has supplied Tanganyika with a considerable amount of technical assistance. An application to the United Nations Special Fund is now under consideration.

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