Oil Boring Project

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Leeward Islands – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 18th May 1949.

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Photo of Mr Tufton Beamish Mr Tufton Beamish , Lewes 12:00 am, 18th May 1949

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he has completed his inquiries into the immediate plans of the Governor of the Leeward Islands to proceed with under-water boring for oil along the coast of these islands; what will be the approximate cost of this project over the next five years; and when boring is to commence.