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M1 (Kirkhamgate-Dishforth)

Volume 894: debated on Monday 23 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish in the Official Report the needs case for extending the M1 motorway from Kirkhamgate to Dishforth.

There is no good quality road connecting the M1 and the M62 south of Leeds with the North-East. In consequence, traffic uses a number of unsuitable roads passing through cities, towns and villages. A new road is therefore urgently required. These factors are fully described in the consultative document, which sets out four possible routes and which has been widely distributed in the area.