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Motorways

Volume 885: debated on Friday 31 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many miles of motorways are planned in England and Wales, respectively.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many miles of motorway are in the various stages of planning in England.

In England 262·9 miles of motorways are in the firm programme and 262·7 in the preparation pool. Added to the 165·9 miles under construction and the 1,065 miles in use, the total mileage now planned is 1,756·5 miles. These figures do not include local authority motorways.Motorways in Wales are the responsibility of my right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State for Wales.