HC Deb 14 February 1973 vol 850 cc346-7W
Mr. Spearing

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what steps he is proposing and what consultations he is having concerning freedom for local authorities to apply for 75 per cent. grants towards road improvement schemes that cannot be justified on traffic grounds alone but which could lead to substantial improvements to the environment, particularly of shopping centres.

Mr. Peyton

Principal road schemes are judged on environmental as well as traffic grounds.

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