§ Mr. Don Foster
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will list the highway authorities which have a policy of adopting a 30 mph speed limit as the norm through villages; and what action the Government are taking in respect of highway authorities which have not adopted a policy of 30 mph speed limits as the norm through villages. 
§ Mr Jamieson
This information is not held centrally. Local highway authorities have powers to set speed limits on their roads according to local needs.294W
The Department is however developing guidance to local highway authorities on village entry signing to assist with introducing 30mph speed limits in villages —supported by other work that is seeking to simplify the process.