HC Deb 15 December 1971 vol 828 cc93-4W
38. Mr. Pardoe

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment by what dates he now expects the completion of the M5 to Exeter, the dualling of the A38 between Exeter and Plymouth, the dualling of the A30 between Exeter and Okehampton, and the improvement of the A30 between Okehampton and Launceston to the 70 miles per hour standard; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Michael Heseltine

Present target dates are the summer of 1974 for the Exeter-Plymouth dualling, and, subject to satisfactory completion of all necessary statutory procedures for settling routes and acquiring land, the end of 1975 for the M5 to Exeter, 1977 for the Exeter and Okehampton dualling, and the end of the 1970s for the Okehampton-Launceston improvement.