Holywell Bypass

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 19th March 1973.

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Photo of Sir Anthony Meyer Sir Anthony Meyer , Flintshire West 12:00 am, 19th March 1973

asked the Secretary of State for Wales when he expects to publish the line to be followed by the Holy-well by pass; and when construction work is expected to begin.

Photo of Mr Peter Thomas Mr Peter Thomas , Hendon South

I expect to publish proposals before the end of the year. It is too early to say when construction work will begin.

Photo of Sir Anthony Meyer Sir Anthony Meyer , Flintshire West

Is my right hon. and learned Friend satisfied that sufficient urgency is being devoted to the problem of roads in North Wales? The provision of good road communications both within North Wales and between North Wales and the British motorway system is probably the most important factor for ensuring that we get more and better jobs in North Wales.

Photo of Mr Peter Thomas Mr Peter Thomas , Hendon South

I certainly agree with the last part of my hon. Friend's remarks. I can assure him that I am dealing with this matter with a sense of urgency.