HC Deb 16 March 1960 vol 619 c98W
Mr. Grimond

asked the Minister of Transport what response he has had from the highway authorities regarding road space by reducing unnecessarily wide pavements.

Mr. Marples

I have recently made grants for improvements of this kind in Earls Court Road at its junction with Cromwell Road and in Great George Street, Westminster, and I expect to authorise shortly a large scheme for widening Wandsworth Road, near Nine Elms station. Smaller widenings are also carried out from time to time by the highway authorities concerned, and I encourage them with grants when I can.

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