§ Mr. Robert Hicks
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he intends announcing details of the proposed study of the future Exeter-Plymouth road link and second road crossing of the Tamar estuary as outlined in his May 1989 roads for prosperity strategy; and what will be the terms of reference for these studies and their projected timetable.343W
§ Mr. Atkins
[holding answer 24 April 1990]: I hope to be able to announce details of the proposed study by the middle of the year. The terms of reference are still under consideration and the projected timetable will be a matter to be agreed with the consultant when appointed.