§ Mr. Morgan
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what consultation he has had with the chairman of the Cardiff Bay development corporation concerning the compulsory purchase order for the proposed Bute avenue and any such advertised in the compulsory purchase order not within the designated area of the corporation; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Redwood
[holding answer 31 March 1995]: I have had no consultation with the chairman of CBDC over this issue.
The corporation is empowered to acquire land by agreement, or with my authorisation, compulsorily, outside its designated area under the terms of section 142 of the Local Government Planning and Land Act 1980.