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Mitcham Corner, Cambridge

Oral Answers to Questions — Roads – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th February 1966.

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Photo of Sir Hamilton Kerr Sir Hamilton Kerr , Cambridge 12:00 am, 9th February 1966

asked the Minister of Transport whether the work on Mitcham Corner, Cambridge, has been reinstated in the Government programme; and when work will commence.

Photo of Mr Stephen Swingler Mr Stephen Swingler , Newcastle-under-Lyme

Work is planned to start in June if there is satisfactory progress in land negotiations.

Photo of Sir Hamilton Kerr Sir Hamilton Kerr , Cambridge

As the work is urgent, what estimate can the hon. Gentleman give of when he hopes that it will be completed?

Photo of Mr Stephen Swingler Mr Stephen Swingler , Newcastle-under-Lyme

It is difficult to say, because a supplementary compulsory purchase order was necessary here, and how swiftly it can be started depends now on the speed of the land negotiations. But, as I said, if everything goes well, the work is planned to start in June, and it will be carried through as swiftly as possible.