§ Mr. Gunter
asked the Minister of Transport if he is aware of the condition of 179W Ferry Road, South Benfleet, Essex, and the grave risk to the public consequent upon there being no usable footpath attached to this road which is the only highway connecting Canvey Island with the mainland; and if he will take steps to ensure that the position is remedied as quickly as possible.
§ Mr. Barnes
I am informed that Ferry Road has footpaths on either side, though these are inadequate for the volume of pedestrian traffic. I am prepared to consider for grant any scheme submitted by the highway authority for the improvement of this road.