Falkland Islands

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Development – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 11 July 1983.

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Photo of Mr Timothy Raison Mr Timothy Raison , Aylesbury 12:00, 11 July 1983

The Government have made available £450,000 to the Falkland Islands Government to purchase the Packe Brothers farm on West Falkland. I should have thought that that way a valuable start. Our view on the question of land distribution is that it is worth while, but that it should proceed gradually and carefully so that we know the real demand.