In view of the fact that the cost of these road bridges is prohibitive and that ten minutes' efficient ferry services would only cost a moderate amount and would be adequate to the traffic they would have to carry, and also would probably give more local employment than a road bridge scheme, will the right hon. Gentleman have this matter looked into in order to make this most important piece of the trunk road systems of this country effective?
Certainly. The suggestion of the hon. and gallant Member is well worth consideration, and if he can use his influence locally so that a, scheme is put before me it will have my attention.