HC Deb 17 November 1970 vol 806 cc380-1W
Mr. McLaren

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he has approved the Port of Bristol Authority's proposal to build a new West Dock.

Mr. Peyton

Yes. The Port of Bristol Authority have been informed today that the West Dock scheme has been authorised under Section 9 of the Harbours Act, 1964. A decision on any application for grant under Section 12 of the Act will be made in the light of the Government's current review of the future of port modernisation grants generally.