HC Deb 06 May 1969 vol 783 c69W
Mr. Evelyn King

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs on what date the Seychelles airport was commenced; what is the date or estimated date of its completion; and what is the cost.

Mr. Whitlock

Land clearance on the airport site began in January this year. The estimated date of completion of the airport is January, 1971, and the estimated cost is £5.25 million.