asked the Secretary of State for Transport whether any bypass and trunk road programmes in the county of Avon will be speeded up as a consequence of his policy towards Cmnd. 8439 "Lorries, People and the Environment"; and whether he will give details of schemes and dates.
As my right hon. Friend and I told the House on 9 December, we are reviewing the trunk road programme. The results will be published in a White Paper after Christmas. We shall be considering what greater priority can be given to bypasses, including those in Avon. [Vol. 14, c. 926.]