Niger Agricultural Project

Oral Answers to Questions — West Africa – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 30th July 1952.

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Photo of Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker , Banbury 12:00 am, 30th July 1952

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if a further indemnity is to be given to Niger Agricultural Project Limited in respect of future trading losses.

Photo of Mr Oliver Lyttelton Mr Oliver Lyttelton , Aldershot

The company have not applied for a further indemnity. If they do so it will be for the Nigerian Government to decide whether or not it shall be given.