Overhead Power Line (Gloucester — Ystradgynlais)

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Power – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 25th May 1965.

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Photo of Mr David Gibson-Watt Mr David Gibson-Watt , Hereford 12:00 am, 25th May 1965

asked the Minister of Power whether he will hold a public inquiry into the proposed line of the 400 kV. overhead power line from Gloucester to Ystradgynlais.

Photo of Sir John Morris Sir John Morris Parliamentary Secretary (Ministry of Power)

My right hon. Friend proposes to hold a public inquiry into the contentious parts of the proposed line in Herefordshire and Monmouthshire.

Photo of Mr David Gibson-Watt Mr David Gibson-Watt , Hereford

Will the hon. Gentleman tell me when this inquiry is to take place, and, in view of the long correspondence I have had with his right hon. Friend and his predecessor, why I have not been told about this yet?

Photo of Sir John Morris Sir John Morris Parliamentary Secretary (Ministry of Power)

My right hon. Friend will announce the arrangements for the inquiry as soon as possible.