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Guided Missiles Range

Volume 465: debated on Thursday 26 May 1949

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will make a statement on the proposal to permit an Anglo-American rocket range over the Bahama Islands.

Negotiations have been in progress since the Spring of 1948 between His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom, the Government of the United States, and the Government of the Bahamas, for the establishment of a range for testing guided missiles in the neighbourhood of the Bahamas. These negotiations are not yet completed.