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Road Works

Volume 894: debated on Monday 23 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales what effects he estimates cuts in expenditure will have on road works in Wales; and if he will make a statement.

Priority will be given to building the M4, and, subject to satisfactory tenders being received, some 30 miles of this motorway will be under construction at the end of this year. The starting dates of other schemes are being reviewed in the light of the resources available, but, apart from the Britannia Bridge scheme, progress within the next 18 months is likely to be confined to some schemes costing less than £1 million.