HC Deb 01 December 1970 vol 807 c367W
Dr. Gilbert

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what powers he has to impose temporary speed limits on new roads and roads with altered classifications, where appropriate, where local authorities have failed in good time to apply for such restrictions.

Mr. Eldon Griffiths

My right hon. Friend's powers are contained in Section 77(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1967.