HC Deb 06 May 1959 vol 605 c46W
Mr. Gresham Cooke

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation whether, in view of the fact that the need for the south orbital road for London is continually being accentuated by the increase in traffic, he will advance the date when a start will be made on its construction.

Mr. Watkinson

I am well aware of the merits of this project, but because of more urgent schemes which must take precedence it is too early to say when it can be authorised. It will, however, be kept in mind as the road programme develops.

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