Sewage Disposal Scheme, Stockbridge

Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 1st March 1966.

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Photo of Rear-Admiral Morgan Morgan-Giles Rear-Admiral Morgan Morgan-Giles , Winchester 12:00 am, 1st March 1966

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government (1) when he expects to give his decision concerning the confirmation of a compulsory purchase order for the site for the sewage disposal works in Stockbridge, Hampshire;

(2) when he expects to give his decision concerning the proposal to provide a sewerage and sewage disposal scheme for Stockbridge, Hampshire.

Photo of Mr James MacColl Mr James MacColl , Widnes

The compulsory purchase order was confirmed, and approval given to the sewerage and sewage disposal scheme, on 21st February.

Photo of Rear-Admiral Morgan Morgan-Giles Rear-Admiral Morgan Morgan-Giles , Winchester

While thanking the hon. Gentleman for that encouraging reply, may I ask whether he can give an assurance that this scheme, which has been outstanding since 1936, will not be further delayed by any cuts imposed by his right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer during the short time available to him?