§ Mr. Don Foster
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when decisions were made to approve each of the road schemes listed in the Targeted Programme of Improvements. 
§ Mr. Jamieson
The dates on which schemes were added to the Targeted Programme of Improvements following decisions taken by Ministers are as follows:
31 July 1998 M25 J12–15 Widening M60 J 5–8 (formerly M63 J6–9 Widening) Al (M) Ferrybridge to Hook Moor A1 (M) Wetherby to Walshford A1 Willowburn-Denwick Improvement A2 Bean-Cobham Widening Phase 1 A2 Bean-Cobham Widening Phase 2 A2 A2/A282 Dartford Improvement A5 Nesscliffe Bypass A5 Weeford-Fazeley Improvement A6 Rothwell—Desborough Bypass A6 Rushden and Higham Ferrers Bypass A6 Great Glen Bypass A6 Clapham Bypass A6 Alvaston A10 Wadesmill-Colliers End Bypass A11 Roundham Heath-Attleborough Dualling A 14 Rookery Crossroads Grade Separated Junction A21 Lamberhurst Bypass A27 Polegate Bypass A34 Chieveley/M4 J13 Improvement A41 Aston Clinton Bypass A43 Whitefield Turn-Brackley Hatch Improvement A43 Silverstone Bypass A43 M40–B4031 Dualling A46 Newark-Lincoln Improvement A63 Selby Bypass A66 Stainburn and Great Clifton Bypass Al20 Stansted Braintree A249 Iwade—Queenborough Improvement A303 Stonehenge A421 Great Barford Bypass A500 Basford, Hough, Shavington Bypass A500 City Road/Stoke Road Junctions A650 Bingley Relief Road A1033 Hedon Road Improvement, Hull 24 March 2000 A74(M) Carlisle—Guardsmil upgrading to motorway A11 Fiveways to Thetford Improvement A 11 Attleborough Bypass Improvement A47 Thorney Bypass 17 October 2000 A63 Melton Grade Separated Junction 28 March 2001 M62 Junction 6 Improvement A 1 Peterborough—Blyth Grade Separated Junctions A3 Hindhead Improvement A14 Haughley New St.—Stowmarket Improvement A30 Bodmin-Indian Queens Improvement
31 July 1998 A38 Dobwalls Bypass A46 Newark—Widmerpool Improvement A595 Parton—Lillyhall Improvement 16 August 2001 A483 Pant—Llanymynech Bypass 27 February 2002 A5117/A550 Deeside Park Junctions Improvement 10 April 2002 A417 Blunsdon Bypass A66 Temple Sowerby Bypass and Improvements at Winderwath A1(M) Bramham to Wetherby A1(M) Dishforth to Leeming AI(M) Leeming to Barton 2 July 2002 A64 Rillington Bypass 19 August 2002 M40/A404 Handy Cross Junction Improvement 22 August 2002 A47 Blofield to North Burlingham Improvement A66 Greta Bridge to Stephen Bank Improvement A66 Carkin Moor to Scotch Corner Improvement 28 August 2002 A428 Caxton Common to Hardwick Improvement 16 October 2002 A1 Stannington Junction A30 Merrymeet Junction A66 Long Newton Junction 10 December 2002 M4 Junction 18 Eastbound Diverge M5 Junction 17 to 18A Northbound Climbing Lane (Hallen Hill) M5 Junction 19 to 20 Southbound Climing Lane (Naish Hill) M5 Junction 19 to 20 Northbound Climbing Lane (Tickenham Hill) A69 Haydon Bridge Bypass A4I9 Commonhead Grade Separated Junction
The A23 Coulsdon Inner Relief Road was originally included in the TPI on 31 July 1998 but subsequently became the responsibility of the Mayor for London.