§ Chris Grayling
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions if he will place in the Library legal advice received by his Department about the use of repeater signs in 30mph speed limits. 
§ Mr. Spellar
[holding answer 4 February 2002]: Legislation on the use of repeater signs in lit 30mph speed limits is already available in the Library. Direction 10 of the statutory instrument: traffic signs regulations and general directions 1994 provides that repeater signs shall be placed at regular intervals on all roads except restricted roads or on any road where the national speed limit is in force.
Section 82 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 describes a restricted road as a road which there is a system of street lighting placed not more than 200 yards apart.