§ Mr. Keith Hill
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what effect his recent circular 2/93 on transport policies and programme submissions has on(a) the threshold for highway schemes to qualify for TSG, (b) from minor schemes costing under £2 million and (c) from road safety schemes.
§ Mr. Kenneth Carlisle
The circular explains that from 1994–95 the threshold for construction and improvement schemes to be accepted for TSG will be £2 million. Schemes costing under £2 million, including road safety measures, will be supported with credit approvals only.