§ Mr. Roy Hughes
asked the Secretary of State for Transport if, in view of his decision regarding the future of the Severn bridge, he will now authorise a speeding up of the planned schemes on the alternative A40 routes.
§ Mrs. Chalker
The extent and timing of improvements to the A40 and related routes in Gloucestershire will be considered in the context of the further assessment of the Severn bridge announced by my right hon. Friend on 17 November.—[Vol. 48, c. 1010–17.]