Development and Welfare Fund

Oral Answers to Questions — Malta – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 10th December 1947.

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Photo of Captain Charles Smith Captain Charles Smith , Colchester 12:00 am, 10th December 1947

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what grants have so far been made to Malta from the Colonial Development and Welfare Fund; and how they have been used.

Photo of Lieut-Colonel David Rees-Williams Lieut-Colonel David Rees-Williams , Croydon South

As the answer to the hon. Member's Question is rather long, I propose, with his permission, to circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

The following are the grants under the Colonial Development and Welfare Acts so far made to Malta.

Grant.Date approved.Subject.
1,27726.3.42Continuation of services of an Adviser in Animal Husbandry to 1.1.43.
21512.8.44Training of Maltese craftsman in manufacture, fitting
513.6.47and repair of artificial limbs.
2,1681.3.46Appointment of Chief Government Medical Officer.
27817.8.46Social Science Course for officer of Department of
1218.3.47Labour and Social Welfare.
224,9103.7.47Development of Water Resources.
120,00013.11.47Royal University of Malta: Building and equipment of science laboratories and Students' Union.
(Grant of a maximum of £120,000 in 3 instalments. Position to be reviewed before second and third instalments are approved). 5,00013.11.47Royal University of Malta: Purchase of books for Library.