§ Mr. Pawsey
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he intends to ensure that future motorways are resurfaced in concrete rather than tarmacadam.
§ Mr. Peter Bottomley
In most cases both forms of construction are suitable. There will be exceptions where engineering needs will dictate a particular form of construction. In those cases where a choice between alternatives is to be made, this will continue to be done on the basis of competitive tendering.