HC Deb 23 June 1971 vol 819 c293W
Mr. Haselhurst

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will take steps to allow export loads carried by road to exceed ordinary weight limitations in special circumstances subject to the load being carried on certain roads only; and whether he will make a statement.

Mr. Peyton

I intend to discuss with industry the possibility, when a comprehensive network of improved roads embracing ports has been provided, of allowing some lorry weight increases with the heavier lorries restricted to suitable roads.