Pilot Mining Scheme, Kono

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Sierra Leone – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th April 1959.

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Photo of Mr William Griffiths Mr William Griffiths , Manchester Exchange 12:00 am, 9th April 1959

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he is now in a position to give information on the progress of the co-operative pilot study recently started in Kono, Sierra Leone: if any starting date has yet been announced for the scheme of the Sierra Leone Selection Trust, whereby certain areas would be allocated where groups of selected persons would be supplied by the company with equipment and instructed how to mine properly; and on what basis such selections are to be made.