§ Mr. Russell Johnston
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he expects to be able to announce a final decision on the new line of the A9 through Badenoch.
§ Mr. McElhone
My right hon. Friend hopes to receive shortly the reporter's findings and recommendations on the A9 Crubenmore - Kingussie - Aviemore - Avielochan public local inquiry. He shall make and announce a decision on the new line as soon as possible after their receipt and consideration.