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Tristan Da Cunha

Volume 981: debated on Friday 28 March 1980

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asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will make a statement on the situation in Tristan da Cunha; and whether Her Majesty's Government have any proposals for its future development.

Tristan da Cunha continues to prosper mainly due to the revenue from its successful fishing industry and the sale of stamps. Although there are no current plans for its future development, the Governor of St. Helena and this Department are, as always, ready to study any representations from the Island Council.