Trunk Road Improvement Scheme, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Roads – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28th January 1959.

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Photo of Mr Stephen Swingler Mr Stephen Swingler , Newcastle-under-Lyme 12:00 am, 28th January 1959

All this is agreed. Will the Minister say how many years ago this by-pass was planned and why his Department has been so dilatory in authorising the preparations for it? Also, in view of the nearly 6 per cent, unemployment in Newcastle-under-Lyme now, is not it urgent that this work should go forward immediately?