§ Mr. Key
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what discussions his Department has held with English Heritage, Amesbury Town Council and the Navy, Army and Air Force Institution on improvements to the A303 (T) between Countess Roundabout and the east Amesbury junction; and what modifications are under consideration.
§ Ms Glenda Jackson
I have asked the Chief Executive of the Highways Agency to write to the hon. member.89W
Letter from Lawrie Haynes to Mr. Robert Key, dated 21 May 1997:The Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions has asked me to reply to your recent question about what discussions have taken place between his Department, English Heritage, Amesbury Town Council and the Navy, Army and Air Force Institution on improvements of the A303 between Countess Roundabout and the East Amesbury junction and what modifications are under consideration.While no discussions have taken place with the Navy, Army and Air Force Institution, discussions about the A303, particularly the East Amesbury Junction, have taken place between the Highways Agency, Salisbury District Council, English Heritage and Amesbury Town Council.It is proposed that a study will be carried out this year to investigate the feasibility of modifying the junction to provide the additional slip roads required to make all movements possible.
§ Ms Jackson
[holding answer 20 May 1997]A decision on whether to proceed with this scheme will be taken following a decision on the proposed Salisbury Bypass.