HC Deb 09 July 1990 vol 176 cc85-6W
29. Mr. Simon Hughes

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he has made an assessment of the environmental implications of his Department's road building programme; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Parkinson

The environmental benefits and disadvantages of all schemes are considered carefully. Protecting and enhancing the environment will continue to be a major priority in our plans.