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Tanzania (J S Davis And Company)

Volume 886: debated on Wednesday 19 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what further steps he is taking to obtain compensation for shareholders of J. S. Davis and Company (Tanzania) following the confiscation of this company by the Tanzanian Government.

We continue to take every opportunity to press the Tanzanian authorities to settle this and other outstanding compensation claims. My right hon. Friend raised the question of compensation during his visit to Tanzania in January, and we have received assurances that, in cases where this is due, it will be paid.