Skip to main content

M5

Volume 474: debated on Monday 21 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what (a) representations her Department has received and (b) assessment her Department has made of the safety of raised expansion joints on lane three of the M5, southbound between Junctions 1 and 2. (199862)

The Highways Agency has not received any representations about raised expansion joints on this length of the M5.

The Agency makes regular safety inspections of the motorway network and these joints have not been identified as a particular problem.

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much the Highways Agency has paid in compensation to motorists whose cars have been damaged by the surface of the road on the M5 in the last 12 months. (199863)

The Highways Agency has not paid any compensation to motorists whose cars may have been damaged by the surface of the road on the M5 over the last 12 months.