HC Deb 03 July 1935 vol 303 c1874W

asked the Minister of Transport whether he is aware that there is considerable delay in extending the supply of electricity to Swinefleet, in Yorkshire; whether the difficulty is one of obtaining wayleaves; and whether he can make a statement on the matter?


The Yorkshire Electric Power Company recently applied for consent to the erection of a high tension overhead line to the village of Swinefleet, and for a compulsory wayleave on the route of that line. I have issued my consent to the erection of the overhead line, but it will be necessary for a local inquiry to be held into the wayleave application before I can give my decision. I will see that the matter is expedited as much as possible.