Cardiff — Merthyr Trunk Road

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th July 1967.

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Photo of Mr Arthur Pearson Mr Arthur Pearson , Pontypridd 12:00 am, 20th July 1967

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will give an assurance that tenders for Stage I of the improvement of the Cardiff—Merthyr trunk road, A470 will be invited it October or November next; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Mr Ifor Davies Mr Ifor Davies , Gower

Land acquisition is well advanced and my right hon. Friend expects to publish in August a compulsory purchase order for land not yet acquired. Subject to any objections received, he should be able to invite tenders before the end of the year.