HC Deb 07 February 1974 vol 868 cc402-3W
Mr. Arthur Davidson

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what effect the cuts in public expenditure will have on the proposed M65 motorway; and whether it is still Government policy to proceed with it.

Mr. Speed

The schemes for the Calder Valley route are not yet in the firm programme. They will not be directly affected by the cuts in 1974–75 expenditure. High priority will continue to be given to the schemes within the resources available for the road programme.

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