HC Deb 14 March 1994 vol 239 c509W
Mr. Lewis

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of the extent to which his proposed new procedures for expediting new road scheme approvals will be compatible with existing European Union rules.

Mr. Key

The proposed changes to the Highways Inquiries Procedure Rules 1976 and the Compulsory Purchase by Ministers Inquiry Procedure Rules 1967 are compatible with existing European Community rules.