HC Deb 08 May 1968 vol 764 c73W
29. Mr. Simon Mahon

asked the Minister of Transport if he has now received all relevant reports on the stretch of the Liverpool and Leeds canal from the Bootle boundary to the Mersey; and when a decision on the future of this stretch of waterway can be expected.

Mr. Carmichael

I understand that the working party set up by the local authorities, which, in association with the British Waterways Board, is considering the future of this stretch of canal, has not yet completed its investigations. The future of the canal can hardly be settled until the working party have reported.