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A590 (Backbarrow By-Pass)

Volume 649: debated on Wednesday 22 November 1961

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asked the Minister of Transport when he anticipates work will start on the Backbarrow by-pass on A.590.

Preparation is going ahead and, if all goes well, construction should start within two years.

While thanking my hon. Friend for that reply, may I ask him to bear in mind that this quite inexpensive scheme will do a very great deal to open up communications in this area? I hope that he will make sure that pressure is applied, so that the work will not go back beyond the dates he has given.