Eton and Slough

Oral Answers to Questions — Roads – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 2nd November 1955.

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Photo of Mr Fenner Brockway Mr Fenner Brockway , Eton and Slough 12:00 am, 2nd November 1955

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation what major road improvements in the Eton and Slough areas proposed by the Buckinghamshire County Council have been included in his Department's five-year programme.

Photo of Mr John Boyd-Carpenter Mr John Boyd-Carpenter , Kingston upon Thames

I have not been able to accept for grant this year any of the major improvements in Eton and Slough proposed by the county council, but I hope to be able to include some of them in the programme for the next three years.

Photo of Mr Fenner Brockway Mr Fenner Brockway , Eton and Slough

Could the right hon. Gentleman say, in particular, when he anticipates that the southern Slough bypass section of the South Wales relief road and the Eton-Windsor by-pass are likely to be authorised by his Department, in view of their urgency?

Photo of Mr John Boyd-Carpenter Mr John Boyd-Carpenter , Kingston upon Thames

I am not able to add, with respect to major schemes of this sort, to the statement I made in the House earlier this year.