§ 11. Mr. Cousins
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what recent discussions he has had with the Transport Minister of the Scottish Executive on the dualling of the A1. 
§ Mr. Wilson
I have regular discussions with the Minister on a wide range of transport issues. I understand that the Scottish Executive also have frequent contact with the Department for the Environment, Transport and the Regions in order to discuss issues of common interest, including improvements to the A1.