§ Mr. Laws
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what plans he has, as part of the London to South West and South Wales Multi-Modal Transport Study, to analyse the costs and benefits of a non-road dualling multi-modal option, including local traffic safety measures, to address traffic safety and congestion issues on the A30/A303 and on the A358 to Taunton; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Jamieson
As part of their work, the consultants carrying out the London to South West and South Wales Multi-Modal Transport Study (SWARMMS) are addressing various issues associated with the environment, safety, the economy, accessibility and integration in relation to the A30/A303 corridor and the A358 between the A303 and the M5. A number of different options to provide solutions are being considered and non-road dualling and local safety measures are1064W included. The consultants' recommendations are expected by the end of April and the costs and benefits of the various approaches will be clearly laid out in their report.