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Road Works

Volume 463: debated on Tuesday 17 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what plans she has to ensure that local authorities have more effective control over street works by utility companies. (149841)

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