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Volume 885: debated on Thursday 30 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what proposals he has for visitors and training of archaeologists at the Roman city of Uriconium at Wroxeter, Shrewsbury; and if he will make a statement.

A meeting will be convened, to which the hon. Gentleman will be invited, with local authorities and other bodies to discuss a long-term plan prepared by my Department for the excavation and presentation of this most important site. The problem of training archaeologists is under general review, and in this connection the potentialities of this area will be taken into account.