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Fishguard-Waterford Service

Volume 931: debated on Tuesday 10 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he has been notified of the proposed closure of the Fishguard-Waterford shipping service; and what action he proposes to take to inform himself about the economic, social and employment consequences of the closure.

Yes. The Welsh TUCC will hold a public hearing on 20th September and it will report to my right hon. Friend thereafter on the consequences of the proposed closure. It would be inappropriate for us to take any action pending consideration of their report.