§ 57. Mr. BARNES
asked whether any further steps are being taken by the Road Board to create the new west road which was estimated to cost £1,750,000; and, if so, what steps are being takn to secure that the cost shall be borne by those who benefit. in the rise of their land values?
§ Mr. MASTERMAN
The Road Board have not yet received from the highway authorities concerned any intimation of their intention to proceed with the scheme for a new western approach road towards the cost of which the Board intimated their willingness to contribute. No further steps have therefore been taken.
§ Mr. WEDGWOOD
Have the Road Board made any stipulation whatever with the local rating authorities as to any contribution from the land values of the district, which will be increased by the making of the roads?