§ Mr. Clifton-Brown
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of the level of liaison between highway authorities when one highway authority is proposing a road scheme that has an indirect effect on a neighbouring authority.
§ Mr. Kenneth Carlisle
The level of liaison is a matter for authorities themselves to determine. In deciding whether to accept a particular scheme for transport supplementary204W grant support, the Secretary of State considers all aspects including the supporting information provided in the authority's transport policies and programme submission.