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Street Works

Volume 472: debated on Wednesday 20 February 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 4 December 2007, Official Report, column 1068W, on street works, what assessment she has made of the ability of local authorities to implement street works regulations from 1 April. (186371)

A large majority of local authorities consider that they can implement the new street works regulations, laid in July 2007, from 1April 2008. It is the responsibility of authorities and undertakers to ensure that they are compliant with legislation.