HC Deb 17 November 1970 vol 806 cc381-2W
Mr. Merlyn Rees

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment which Government Department is responsible for arranging discussions with local authorities and other interested bodies on proposals or suggestions made by a regional planning council concerning the location of a regional airport.

Mr. Graham Page

My right hon. Friend's department is primarily responsible for the Regional Economic Planning Council and is always ready to give them any help they may request in approaching other Departments or authorities.