§ 4. Mrs. Middleton
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he is now able to make a report upon the investigations that have been taking place on be half of his Department concerning the proposal for the utilisation of the tidal power of the River Severn for the production of electric current.
§ Mr. P. Noel-Baker
Experiments with a tidal model are essential before it is possible to proceed further with the investigation of the project for a Severn Barrage. It is hoped that this model will be completed in 1953 or early in 1954.