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M5

Volume 888: debated on Tuesday 11 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether the 50 mph limit exhibited on the M5 bridge over the Avon at Bristol is mandatory or advisory; and how motorists are supposed to tell which it is.

I am grateful to the hon. Member for drawing my attention to this. It was intended to install advisory signs to protect workmen engaged on repairs, but mandatory signs were used in error. I have arranged for them to be removed.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when the action to correct the dangerous bumps in the M5 north of Exit 21, concerning which a Question was tabled more than three months ago, will be completed.