§ 96. Mr. Robert Mathew
asked the Minister of Transport if he has yet come to his decisions on the Report of the South-West Transport Users' Consultative Committee on rail closure proposals between Seaton and Seaton Junction, Sid-mouth and Sidmouth Junction, and Tipton St. John to Exmouth; and if he will give an assurance that any decision to permit such closures will be so timed as to allow discussion in Parliament before such decisions are implemented.
§ Mr. Tom Fraser
I am anxious to reach decisions on these and related proposals as soon as possible. I cannot, however, undertake to require the Board to maintain services which I agree may be withdawn until the decisions have been debated.