HC Deb 06 May 1969 vol 783 c52W
Mr. Arthur Davidson

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government if he is satisfied with the rate of progress being made in securing greater public access to open country; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Greenwood

There is an urgent need for more access and I shall give all the help I can to local planning authorities and to the Countryside Commission to secure this. If negotiations for agreements fail, I shall be prepared to use my powers to make or confirm access orders in suitable cases.

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