Channel Tunnel

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 23rd November 1992.

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Photo of Peter Hain Peter Hain , Neath 12:00 am, 23rd November 1992

The Minister must accept that that is wholly inadequate for the needs of south Wales. Does not the Government's abysmal failure to invest in a modern, direct link from south Wales to the channel tunnel—coupled with the 500 rail job losses resulting from the pit closure programme and with British Rail's job loss programme —mean that south Wales is in danger of being left with a skeleton service by international standards?