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Channel Tunnel Roads (War Cemeteries)

Volume 113: debated on Wednesday 1 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport what representations he has received concerning the implications for British war graves in France of the routes proposed for the construction of certain new roads for Channel tunnel traffic; and what reply he has made.

My Department has received two representations on this subject. This is primarily a matter for the French Government, but my understanding is that proposals for new roads connected with the Channel tunnel project could not conceivably affect British war cemeteries in northern France.