§ Mr. Donald Coleman (Neath)
I beg leave to present a petition. The petition, in the name of Harold D. Thomas of 17 Leonard street, Neath, mayor of the borough' of Neath, supported by 28,975 persons whose names appear on the electoral register of the borough of Neath, reads:To the Honourable Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Parliament assembled.The Humble Petition of the inhabitants and residents of the Borough of Neath in the County of West Glamorgan ShewethThat the West Glamorgan Health Authority wishes to close the existing General Hospital in Neath and to construct a replacement hospital at Baglan Moors, Port Talbot.Wherefore your Petitioners pray that your honourable House call upon the Secretary of State for Wales to either
- (a) hold a public inquiry to consider the merit of situating the new hospital at Baglan Moors.or
- (b) require the West Glamorgan Area Health Authority to construct the hospital at Cadoxton in Neath.And your Petitioners, as in duty bound will ever pray, etc.
§ To lie upon the Table.