§ Mr. Denham
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many new road signs have been ordered for the Bursledon-Nursling section of the M27; when they were placed in storage; at what cost they were purchased; and when he expects them to be installed. 
§ Mr. Watts
I have asked the chief executive of the Highways Agency to write to the hon. Member.
Letter from Lawrie Haynes to Mr. John Denham, dated 23 April 1996:The Minister for Railways and Roads, Mr. John Watts, has asked me to write to you in reply to your recent Parliamentary Question about road signs for the Bursledon Nursling section of the M27.No new road signs have been ordered for this section of the M27. 14 variable message signs are being recovered from the M25 during the widening works. These signs are being stored and will be installed on the M27 when funds become available for this work.