Dovedale.

Oral Answers to Questions — Town Planning. – in the House of Commons on 12th November 1936.

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Photo of Sir Geoffrey Mander Sir Geoffrey Mander , Wolverhampton East

asked the Minister of Health the position with regard to the progress of town-planning with regard to Dovedale, both on the Staffordshire and Derbyshire sides of the river?

Photo of Sir Kingsley Wood Sir Kingsley Wood , Woolwich West

The Peak Joint Committee on the Derbyshire side, and the Leek Rural District Council on the Staffordshire side, are preparing their schemes, which will be submitted to me in due course.

Photo of Sir Geoffrey Mander Sir Geoffrey Mander , Wolverhampton East

Can the right hon. Gentleman say he is satisfied that the Staffordshire and Derbyshire County Councils are effectively co-operating and that the Leek rural district council is showing the necessary energy in the matter, and will he make inquiries?

Photo of Sir Kingsley Wood Sir Kingsley Wood , Woolwich West

I will certainly make inquiries, but I am not aware of any difficulty at present.