HC Deb 25 November 1964 vol 702 cc191-2W
Mr. Armstrong

asked the Minister of Transport if he is aware that the stretch of the A.68 trunk road which passes through Witton-le-Wear in West Durham is dangerous; and when he expects the necessary improvements will be made.

Rent Tribunal Area Covered Decisions issued in year ended 30th September, 1964
Bedford and Cambridge Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Isle of Ely, West Suffolk and parts of Hertfordshire and Essex 67
Bradford, Huddersfield and Leeds, Bradford, Leeds, Wakefield, Dewsbury, Halifax, Huddersfield, Skipton and surrounding areas 372
Brighton Sussex 24
Bristol Somerset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire (part) 69
Cheltenham Almost all Herefordshire and the greater part of Gloucestershire and Worcestershire 5
Cornwall and Devon Cornwall, Devon and Beaminster 13
(in 6 months ending 30th September, 1964)
(In previous 6 months the area was served by two tribunals which decided 16 cases in that period.)
Croydon Surrey and Kent (part) 90
Derby Leicestershire and Rutland and parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire 65
East London Barking, Bethnal Green, City of London, East Ham, Finsbury, Hackney, Ilford, Islington, Poplar, Shoreditch, Stepney, Stoke Newington and West Ham 999
Kingston-upon-Hull East Riding of Yorkshire (eastern part) 102
Lincoln and Grimsby Lincolnshire 25
Liverpool Cheshire and West Lancashire 105
Maidstone Greater part of Kent 57
Manchester Manchester, Salford, Stockport, Stoke-on-Trent and surrounding districts 204
Middlesbrough Co. Durham (southern part) and North Riding of Yorkshire (part) 111
Northumberland and Durham Northumberland and Co. Durham (northern part) 180
North-West London Hampstead and St. Pancras, Middlesex (part) and Hertfordshire (part) 374
Norwich Norfolk and East Suffolk 35
Oxford and Reading Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Hampshire (part) 89
Paddington Paddington and St. Marylebone 390
Penrith (Lake District) Westmorland and Cumberland 21
Preston Lancashire, except West Lancashire and Manchester and neighbourhood 38
Sheffield and Doncaster Yorkshire around Sheffield and Doncaster extending northwards to Selby, northern parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire 56

Mr. Tom Fraser

The A.68 is a class I road for which the Durham County Council is the highway authority. There is a scheme for major improvement through Witton-le-Wear, but I cannot yet say when it can be given priority in the road programme.

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