Land (Compulsory Acquisition)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Roads – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28th July 1965.

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Photo of Mr Cyril Osborne Mr Cyril Osborne , Louth Borough 12:00 am, 28th July 1965

Instead of spending almost unlimited money on new roads in one way or the other at a time of financial crisis, would not the right hon. Gentleman be better employed in trying to get more traffic back on the railways, which are only half-used? At a time when we are really up against it financially, would it not be wise to use the railways more fully instead of spending money in this direction?