HC Deb 16 July 1929 vol 230 cc189-90
2. Mr. LANG

asked the Lord Privy Seal whether, in considering schemes for the creation of employment, he will give consideration to the demand in South Wales for a road bridge over the River Severn; and if he is prepared to make a statement on the subject?

The MINISTER of TRANSPORT (Mr. Herbert Morrison)

I have been asked to reply. I am prepared to consider any useful schemes of this character for which adequate financial support from local authorities is forthcoming. The problem of road communications across the Severn cannot, however, be dissociated from the wider question of the Severn Barrage which is now being studied.

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