HC Deb 01 December 1964 vol 703 cc39-40W
46. Mr. Longden

asked the Minister of Overseas Development if she will make a statement on the progress of the Million Acre Resettlement Scheme in Kenya.

Mrs. Castle

Up to the end of June this year, when the scheme had been in operation for two years, about 14,000 African families had been settled on nearly 500 former European farms comprising about 700,000 acres. This represents expenditure by the British Government of £8.2 million out of the total commitment for this purpose of about £16.5 million.

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