Oral Answers to Questions — Colonial Empire (Roads and Communications)

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th March 1945.

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Photo of Major Abraham Lyons Major Abraham Lyons , Leicester East 12:00 am, 7th March 1945

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether, to save waste and ensure co-ordination of effort, lie will set up in the larger Colonies, regional as well as territorial, road and communications advisory boards, consisting of official and non-official representatives and arrange for collaboration between such boards and neighbouring non-British colonies.

Photo of Hon. Oliver Stanley Hon. Oliver Stanley , Westmorland

I am grateful to my hon. and gallant Friend for his suggestion, which I will bear in mind when considering the question of the development and co-ordination of communications in the Colonies.