HC Deb 12 March 1958 vol 584 c424
52. Mr. Janner

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation whether he will make a statement about the timetable for the work on the Staines by-pass.

The Joint Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation (Mr. G. R. H. Nugent)

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply to the Question asked by my hon. Friend the Member for Spelthorne (Mr. Beresford Craddock) on 4th March.

Mr. Janner

Will the hon. Gentleman say whether he is satisfied, in view of the serious nature of the situation at Staines, that suitable progress is being made? Does he appreciate it is highly important that the matter should be dealt with as speedily as possible?

Mr. Nugent

Yes, I am satisfied that we are making good progress with this scheme, and it will not be long before construction starts.