HC Deb 13 August 1919 vol 119 c1570

(2) For the purpose of advances for the construction, improvement, or maintenance of roads the Minister may, after consultation with the local authorities affected, classify roads in such manner as he thinks fit, and may by agreement with the local authority defray half the salary and establishment charges of the engineer or surveyor to a local authority responsible for the maintenance of such roads, subject to the condition that the appointment, retention, and dismissal of such engineer or surveyor, and the amount of such establishment charges, shall be subject to the approval of the Minister.

Lords Amendment:

In Sub-section (2), after the word "the" ["consultation with the local authorities affected"], insert the words "road committee hereinafter referred to and the."—Agreed to.