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Roads

Volume 494: debated on Monday 22 June 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what his most recent assessment is of the capacity of the existing road network for (a) car and (b) freight usage. (281098)

The Department for Transport published forecasts of traffic and associated congestion, journey times and emissions for the English road network in December 2008. The report is available at:

http://www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/economics/ntm/roadtransport forcasts08/

and copies have been placed in the Libraries of the House.

Roads in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are a matter for the devolved Administrations.