§ Mr. G. Thomas
61, 62 and 63. asked the Minister of Transport (1) what reply he has sent to the representations he has received from the Mountstuart Dry Docks Company, Cardiff, concerning the threatened closure of the East and West Bute Docks and the Roath Basin entrance to Cardiff Docks;42W
(2) whether he is aware of the anxiety caused in Cardiff by recent decisions with regard to Cardiff Docks; and whether, in view of the threat to the operation of Bute Dry Docks and the Commercial Dry Docks, respectively, he will make a statement;
(3) what steps he is taking to prevent the closure of the East and West Bute Docks and the Roath Basin entrance to Cardiff Docks; and whether he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Marples
I have nothing to add to the reply I gave on 18th November to the hon. Member for Cardiff, South-East (Mr. Callaghan) on this matter.