§ 39. Mr. Sanders
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will make a statement about the funding of the Kingskerswell bypass. 
§ Dr. Reid
Devon County Council and Torbay Borough Council are considering the feasibility of taking forward the Kingskerswell Bypass as a local road scheme with private finance.
If a PFI proposal comes forward seeking financial support, my Department will assess the project under established arrangements for considering such proposals from local authorities.