HC Deb 27 November 1995 vol 267 c920
14. Mr. Rathbone

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he expects to publish detailed plans for major improvements to the A27 between Lewes and Polegate and around Polegate. [656]

Mr. Watts

The statutory procedures for the Polegate bypass scheme have been completed. We are looking very carefully at how to take those two schemes forward.

Mr. Rathbone

I welcome my hon. Friend's answer, but can 1 impress on him the need for a proper dual carriageway along that stretch of the A27 to cope with the traffic requirements not only of today but of tomorrow? For that road, tomorrow is 10 years or so hence.

Mr. Watts

My hon. Friend is assiduous in pressing the claims of his constituents for better road transport. I shall take full account of the points that he has made.