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A12 (Safety Standards)

Volume 987: debated on Thursday 3 July 1980

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asked the Minister of Transport if he will liaise with Essex county council highways department with a view to improving the safety standards of the A12 in general, and on the construction of crash barriers in particular.

I know there have been a number of tragic accidents on the A12 and I am in close touch with Essex county council. My Department is currently looking at the incidence of cross-over accidents generally. I have undertaken to review the case for barriers on A12 when I have the results of this work.