HC Deb 31 October 1980 vol 991 cc400-1W
Mr. Haselhurst

asked the Minister of Transport whether he will now reconsider the siting of a service area on the M11 motorway, in view of the delay caused by the proposed airport development at Stansted; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

I am still of the opinion that the Birchanger site remains the best one for a service area on the M11, and I should be reluctant to abandon it unless it proves to be incompatible with the road proposals for access to the airport.

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