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Scientific Expedition (Report)

Volume 655: debated on Tuesday 13 March 1962

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he has now received a report from the delegation which visited Tristan da Cunha to ascertain the conditions on the island and the possibilities of the natives returning to their homes; and if he will make a statement.

The preliminary report of the scientific expedition organised by the Royal Society is expected to be available about mid-April.Radio messages indicate that the volcano is still active with many rock falls and lava still flowing.