HC Deb 01 February 1961 vol 633 cc123-4W
68. Mr. Albu

asked the Minister of Transport whether he has yet approved the capital expenditure proposed by the British Transport Commission for its new research laboratories at Derby.

Mr. Marples:

No. By agreement between the Chairman of the British Transport Commission and myself, discussions are proceeding between the Commission, the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research and my Department about this proposal and its relation to other research activities.