HC Deb 20 May 1968 vol 765 c28W
Mr. Garden

asked the Minister of Transport why tenders had not been invited by 30th April last for the length of M6 between Catthorpe and Coleshill, in view of the official announcement on 20th January 1967 in Birmingham that construction would start in the autumn of 1967.

Mr. Bob Brown

Tenders for the Catthorpe to A46 section were invited on 30th April last and those for the A46 to Coleshill section will be invited this summer. Difficulties over scheme design, statutory processes and land acquisition have precluded earlier invitations.

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