§ Mr. Norman Hogg
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has received from Cumbernauld development corporation on the line of route for the M80 extension between Stepps and Haggs; and if he will make a statement.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
[holding answer 30 March 1993]: Discussions have taken place with Cumbernauld development corporation over a number of years on the line of route for the M80 extension. A formal presention of the road proposals was made to members and officials in August 1992 and shortly afterwards the corporation expressed its strong support for the route through the Kelvin valley.