§ Mrs. Ray Michie
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland whether his Department intends to implement the recommendation in the Stodart report that private roads which form part of a public highway network should be taken over by the highways authorities.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
Cognisance has already been taken of the recommendation of the Stodart report in the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984. I shall write to the hon. Member explaining the details of this.