§ Mr. RAMSBOTHAM
asked the Minister of Transport if he is receiving any applications for assistance towards the improvement of any unclassified roads in agricultural districts, which are repairable by inhabitants at large; and what steps he has taken to make known the readiness of his Department to consider such applications?
§ Mr. HERBERT MORRISON
Grants in respect of the ordinary maintenance and repair of unclassified roads in counties will be discontinued as from 1st April next in accordance with the provisions of Section 85 of the Local Government Act, 1929. Applications for grant in respect of schemes for the improvement of unclassified roads in rural areas are continuing to be received from local authorities and will be considered.