HC Deb 23 November 1979 vol 974 cc397-8W
Mr. Geoffrey Johnson Smith

asked the Secretary of State for Education and

dependent Leitch committee and have been examined by its successor, the standing advisory committee on trunk road assessment. The application of these forecasts to the scheme will be open to examination at any public inquiry.

Mr. Jim Callaghan

asked the Minister of Transport what is the cash value of evaluated benefits for the M63 Denton to Middleton scheme and the estimated capital cost which produce a return of between 15.9 per cent. and 17.3 per cent. in the year 1986.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

Our current estimates of the economic rate of return for the different combinations of schemes put to the public for this section of the M66 are in the range 15.1 per cent. to 17.8 per cent. Details are given in the following table:

Science when the Association of University Teachers can expect a response from the Department to its pay claim.

Mr. Stephen Ross

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science why he has not yet made an offer to the Association of University Teachers and the university authorities panel in relation to a pay settlement which was due on 1 October; and when such an offer can be expected.

Dr. Boyson

I refer my hon. Friend and the hon. Member to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Manchester, Central (Mr. Litherland).