§ Lord Balniel
asked the Minister of Transport whether he will make a statement about the progress being made in improving the A.414 road between Hatfield and Hertford, in particular stating when it is due to be finished.
§ Mr. Marples
The Hertfordshire County Council, the highway authority for this part of A.414, have let a contract for the construction of dual carriageways between Mill Green and Holwell150W Lane (B.1455). The work is expected to be completed in the autumn of next year. A short improvement of A.414 east of Cole Green should be completed early next year. The County Council are preparing other schemes for improving this road.