§ Miss McIntosh
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what estimate he has made of the cost of road improvement works in connection with the line of pylons from Lackenby to Shipton; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Ms Beverley Hughes
I understand that the National Grid Company, in consultation with appropriate parties, is making various road improvements in the process of constructing the North Yorkshire electricity line. The cost of these roads improvements is being met by the company and the details are a matter for it.