HC Deb 22 January 1981 vol 997 c233W
Sir Bernard Braine

asked the Lord Privy Seal what steps are being taken to encourage emigration to the Falkland Islands from the United Kingdom and elsewhere in the Commonwealth.

Mr. Luce

Emigration from the United Kingdom or from other Commonwealth countries to the Falkland Islands is primarily a matter for the Falkland Islands Government. There is naturally concern at the drift of population away from the islands. A pilot scheme involving the use of labour from St. Helena is currently under consideration by the Falkland Islands and St. Helena Governments.

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