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Airport Services

Volume 499: debated on Wednesday 30 April 1952

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether, in drawing up estimates for Colonial development next year, he will bear in mind the need to provide airports and associated services and budget accordingly.

The provision of airports and associated services in colonial territories is primarily the responsibility of the Colonial Governments concerned. If a Colonial Government is unable to meet its local need for such services from its own resources it can submit an application for assistance from Colonial Development and Welfare funds. Several applications of this kind have already been approved.