Schedule 14

Part of Crossrail Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 12:45 pm on 27 November 2007.

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Photo of Brian Binley Brian Binley Conservative, Northampton South 12:45, 27 November 2007

I support the amendment. In fact I would go even further and, therefore, seek help from the Minister. Many people have moved out of London, many of whom came to Northamptonshire, on an overspill basis, 40 years ago. Many of their grandparents are the people we are talking about, but they might have died 40 or 50 years ago. Although I recognise that there is a limit to what he can do for those people, will he rethink this scenario very seriously? It will impact immensely on sizeable numbers of Northamptonshire residents, and I am sure that the same goes for other counties. Will he be kind and give us and them some comfort in that respect?