South Hampshire (Co-ordinated Transport Facilities)

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 19th April 1967.

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Photo of Mr Frank Judd Mr Frank Judd , Portsmouth West 12:00 am, 19th April 1967

asked the Minister of Transport what special studies on possible co-ordinated transport facilities she has initiated in the light of the recent Buchanan Report on South Hampshire.

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

None, Sir. The basic decisions on the report must come first.

Photo of Mr Frank Judd Mr Frank Judd , Portsmouth West

If we are to go ahead with this imaginative plan for South Hampshire, streamlined and co-ordinated transport facilities must he an early priority in the planning for it.

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

I agree with my hon. Friend, but he will realise that very complex issues are involved here, and quite a long process of consultation with local authorities and several Departments must lead to the decisions on the basic issues.