§ Mr. Bryant Godman Irvine
asked the Minister of Transport if she will, before coming to a decision on the proposal to close the railway from Ashford to Ore, obtain professional military advice on the lateral transport facilities in what has been the invasion area of this country for nearly one thousand years.
§ Mr. John Morris
In considering this railway passenger closure proposal my right hon. Friend will, in accordance with normal practice, seek advice from all126W appropriate Government Departments, including, if necessary, the Ministry of Defence.