HC Deb 28 October 1976 vol 918 c337W
Mr. Marten

asked the Secretary of State for Transport how many 30 mph road signs there are in the United Kingdom which have to be altered to meet the Common Market decree that the number three must have a rounded top notice instead of flat top; and what is the estimated expenditure involved.

Mr. Horam

My right hon. Friend proposes to rescind the requirement to change existing signs by a specified date. This requirement derives from regulations made in 1967 and not from any directive of the European Community.

Mr. Stephen Ross

asked the Secretary of State for Transport whether he will rescind regulations relating to road signs, and in particular speed limits, where existing signs are adequate, even if not up to the revised standard.

Mr. Horam