HC Deb 18 November 1968 vol 773 cc215-6W
Mr. Marten

asked the Minister of Transport what proposals he has for the improvement of the Oxford-Banbury road; when the feasibility study will be completed; when he hopes to give it a date in his programme; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Marsh

The improvement of this road is linked with proposals for a new route between Oxford and Birmingham.

The report on the feasibility study on this route is expected about the middle of next year. The preparation and subsequent programming of a suitable road scheme will be based upon it. Meanwhile a number of essential small improvements are being carried out on the Oxford-Banbury road, and others are planned.

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