HC Deb 05 February 1973 vol 850 cc16-7
16. Mr. Barry Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will institute a traffic census at the Queensferry roundabout.

Mr. Peter Thomas

Yes: I have asked Flintshire County Council as my agent to carry out a feasibility study at this junction which will include a review of traffic flows.

Mr. Jones

Will the Secretary of State accept that if 2,300 motorists have signed a petition for a flyover at this roundabout the situation must be very grave? Has the right hon. and learned Gentleman caused his Department to make any estimate of the likely chaos in the summer months when commuter and holiday traffic combine? Does he agree that there is a grave danger of serious consequences locally if the flyover is not sanctioned immediately?

Mr. Thomas

The hon. Gentleman came to see me the other day when he presented the petition to which he has referred. I listened to his submissions and I told him that the feasibility study will take place. As a result of it, I have no doubt that he will get the answers he seeks.