HC Deb 08 March 1965 vol 708 c1W
24. Sir G. Wills

asked the Minister of Land and Natural Resources what measures he is taking to enlist the co-operation of the National Trust in the preservation of natural amenities; and what is his policy with regard to property acquired by that body.

Mr. Willey

My Ministry has agreed to co-operate with the National Trust in Enterprise Neptune—the campaign for the preservation of our coastline which the Trust is to launch in the spring.

The National Trust is an independent body incorporated by Act of Parliament and I have no statutory responsibility for it. I am, however, closely interested in its work and I am prepared to give sympathetic consideration to proposals for co-operating with it.

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