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Sovereign Base Areas, Cyprus

Volume 645: debated on Wednesday 26 July 1961

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asked the Secretary of State for Air under what conditions private firms are allowed to sell foodstuffs and other goods in the Sovereign Base Areas in Cyprus.

The policy governing the establishment of commercial enterprises in the Sovereign Base Areas is set out at Appendix "O" to the Treaty of Establishment (Command 1093).Firms wishing to trade in the Sovereign Base Areas must obtain business licences from the areas administration. These licences are granted only if there is a

Yes.The Royal Air Force in Kuwait is living in rough but adequate accommodation on the new civil airport. In general the arrangements are as satisfactory as we can expect to make them and morale is good. The Kuwait Oil Company has, from the beginning provided very welcome hospitality. Malcolm Clubs opened a canteen on the airfield at the beginning of last week. N.A.A.F.I. is providing supplies and is itself operating two canteens and a rest camp. The Royal Air Force Cinema Corporation has sent out projectors and films. I am grateful to the hon. Member for giving me this opportunity to express our thanks to all these organisations.