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Roads: Trunk Roads

Volume 717: debated on Monday 8 February 2010


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will work with the Scottish Government to review the quality of the trunk roads between Edinburgh and Newcastle and Carlisle. [HL1759]

This Government maintain close liaison with the Scottish Government on a wide range of cross-border transport issues, including trunk roads. Ministers meet on a regular basis with ministerial counterparts within the devolved Administration to discuss areas of mutual interest. In addition, officials from the Department for Transport, and Government Office for the North East also meet regularly with officials from the Scottish Executive to discuss cross-border transport improvements.