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Overseas Resources Development Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 6th November 1947.

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Photo of Mr Evelyn Strachey Mr Evelyn Strachey , Dundee 12:00 am, 6th November 1947

It is true that port facilities is one of the limiting factors, and two things must be done about that. Dar-es-Salaam must be improved, and the port organisation improved. To get the scheme going on a great scale, a new port must be built in the Southern Province, because Dar-es-Salaam could not cope with the crop coming from a large part of the area.