HC Deb 11 February 1966 vol 724 c151W
Mr. Alfred Morris

asked the Minister of Transport what is her policy towards the planned distribution and location of petrol filling stations in large urban areas; and if she will make a statement.

Mr. Swingler

This is a matter for local planning authorities. My right hon. Friend has no control over the establishment of petrol filling stations on roads other than trunk roads. On trunk roads each application for a new station is considered for its effect on traffic flow and road safety.

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