HC Deb 07 July 1971 vol 820 c395W
Mr. Fletcher-Cooke

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement about his intentions regarding the application of Section 20 of the Transport Act, 1968.

Mr. Peyton

Ofter discussions with the chairmen of the four passenger transport authorities, I have today made the necessary Orders to apply Section 20 to the Merseyside, S.E.L.N.E.C, West Midlands and Tyneside P.T.A.s with effect from 1st January, 1972.