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Road Works: Regulation

Volume 457: debated on Thursday 8 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what progress is being made in controlling and regulating road works by utilities. (125995)

The Government are currently implementing regulations under parts 3 and 4 of the Traffic Management Act 2004 to update the current system of managing roadworks by utilities, known as street works, and giving local highway authorities powers to implement more proactive controls by allowing them to apply to use permit schemes.