§ 49. Mr. EDE
asked the Minister of Transport if he can announce the name of the consulting engineer appointed to advise the county boroughs of South Shields and Tynemouth on a crossing of the Tyne between those boroughs; the fee to be paid; the amount to be defrayed by the Ministry; and the date by which the Report is to be before the county borough councils?
§ Mr. HERBERT MORRISON
A provisional understanding has been reached as to the Appointment of consulting engineers, and is awaiting formal confirmation from the two authorities.