asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport if he is aware of the opposition and apprehension roused in the threatened rural areas by the suggested legislation for the construction of motor roads; and when he proposes to disclose the plans being prepared to the affected areas and representative bodies, including this House.
§ Mr. Noel-Baker
I am not yet in a position to say when my Noble Friend will lay before Parliament his proposals for legislation to authorise the construction of motor roads.66W
the promise made that British war casualties would be published quarterly; and whether they will be published in the official records of Parliament.
§ The Prime Minister
Sir, I am circulating a table showing the casualties to all ranks of British Commonwealth and Empire Forces reported from 3rd September, 1939, to 30th November, 1944. It will be observed that, in agreement with the Dominion Governments, figures of casualties sustained by Dominion forces have been included.