§ 25. Dame Irene Ward
asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation why he has failed to keep the Jarrow-Howden Ferry in proper repair; why no arrangements were made to provide suitable alternative ferry transport while repairs were being carried out; and if he will give an undertaking that he will pay more attention to the needs of Tyneside in the field of communications in the future.
§ Mr. Nugent
This ferry is the joint responsibility of the Northumberland and Durham County Councils.