HC Deb 28 July 1983 vol 46 cc553-4W
Mr. Waller

asked the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the answer of 22 July, Official Report, c. 253–4, whether the inquiries into the reasons why one of the two lanes on the southbound carriageway of the A1(M) south of Doncaster was coned off on Sunday 17 July have now been completed; and if he will make a statement.

Mrs. Chalker

I have looked into this, and to minimise delay I have arranged for the cones to be taken up at

Provision* Outturn* Per cent, difference
(£) (£)
A. 1 New construction and improvements 486,835,000 477,164,074 -2
A.2 Preparation and supervision 56,621,000 62,278,781 +10

weekends in August whenever the contractor is not working, provided the carriageway can be cleared and made safe for traffic.