HC Deb 14 June 1979 vol 968 c592

Queen's Recommendation having been signified

Motion made, and Question proposed, That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to empower the Conservators of Epping Forest to grant to the Minister of Transport interests or rights in land for road purposes it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of any expenditure incurred by the Minister of Transport—

  1. (a) in reinstating certain lands which form part of the subject matter of the said grant on completion of the purpose for which they are temporarily occupied by the Minister of Transport;
  2. (b) in laying out and providing a new cricket ground and pavilion and other conveniences for the Epping Foresters Cricket Club;
  3. (c)in reimbursing the Conservators such proportion of the costs, charges and expenses reasonably incurred and properly paid by them in connection with the preparation, obtaining and passing of the said Act as is attributable to the provisions of that Act relating to the said grant; and
  4. (d)in indemnifying the Conservators against actions, costs, claims and demands brought or made against or incurred by the Conservators which are caused by or arise out of the said grant and which are not attributable to the wrongful act, neglect or default of the Conservators or their contractors, agents, workmen or servants.—[Lord James Douglas-Hamilton.]

Objection being taken to further Proceeding, the debate stood adjourned.

Debate to be resumed upon Tuesday next.