Oral Answers to Questions — Ship Canal (Bristol and English Channels).

– in the House of Commons on 26th June 1922.

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Photo of Mr Benjamin Tillett Mr Benjamin Tillett , Salford North


asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his notice has been drawn to the proposal to construct a ship canal to link up the English and Bristol Channels; and whether he is prepared to make any pronouncement on the subject?

Photo of Mr Arthur Neal Mr Arthur Neal , Sheffield, Hillsborough

I have been asked to reply. I am informed that a scheme of the kind alluded to by my hon. Friend was mooted some time ago, but I have no knowledge of any practical steps having been taken to promote the same.