§ Mr. Shersby
asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will seek means to expedite statutory processes connected with urgent major road improvements; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mrs. Chalker
My right hon. Friends the Secretaries of State for Transport and for the Environment are considering ways of speeding up the preconstruction procedures for all national road schemes in the light of the Civil Engineering EDC's report "A Fairer and Faster Route to Major Road Construction".