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Road Improvements, Tees-Side

Volume 645: debated on Wednesday 2 August 1961

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asked the Minister of Transport whether, in view of the need to improve productivity and increase exports, he will revise his forward plans for road construction so as to give a higher priority to the building of roads which will facilitate the movement of workers, materials and finished products to and from the industrial undertakings and the docks of Tees-side.

I already give priority to the needs of industrial and port traffic. My ourrent road programme includes some schemes on Tees-side and I shall continue to have regard to the needs of the area in the future.