§ 89. Mr. T. Lewis
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Civil Aviation whether his Department has acquired the aerodromes of which possession bas been taken by them; or when 188W does he propose to acquire them; and, in particular, Southampton Airport.
§ Mr. Lindgren
Those aerodromes required for scheduled services and not already State-owned are being acquired gradually. None has yet been completely acquired by my Department, but negotiations are proceeding in a number of cases. Southampton Airport will be acquired and negotiations with the owners have commenced.