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Over-Population

Volume 531: debated on Wednesday 27 October 1954

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98.

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what steps have been recommended by the special committee set up in Barbados to deal with the over-population of the island, which is about 1,300 to the square mile.

The Joint Committee of the Legislature have recommended the improvement of the economy of the Island, the encouragement of emigration, and the institution by Government of family planning clinics.