HC Deb 16 February 1968 vol 758 c430W
Mr. Webster

asked the Minister of Transport what steps are to be taken to provide a by-pass round Banwell, Somerset, prior to the building of the M5 motorway.

Mr. Carmichael:

A line for a by-pass of Banwell is included in the Approved County Development Plan. Somerset County Council, as highway authority, do not accord the scheme a high priority in competition with the many other important schemes in the County and there are no grounds for thinking that the by-pass might be constructed before the extension of the M5 motorway to Edithmead.

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