Annual Report (Publication)

Oral Answers to Questions — Colonial Empire – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29th June 1949.

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Photo of Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker , Banbury 12:00 am, 29th June 1949

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies when he expects to publish the Colonial Empire Annual Report, 1948–49.

Mr. Creech Jones:

The report was published at 4.30 p.m. yesterday as Command Paper No. 7715.

Photo of Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker , Banbury

Can the right hon. Gentleman assure the House that no undue distress was caused to his Department by the early birth of this Report?

Mr. Creech Jones:

No, Sir. I promised last year that I would get the report out as expeditiously as possible, and that I have done this year.