To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will allocate funding to (a) improve road safety and (b) ensure sufficient capacity on the A19 in respect of traffic created by the Jade Business Park in Murton and the South of Seaham Garden Village.
9 July 2019
The Department expects to publish decisions in the latter part of the year on funding for the strategic road network between 2020 and 2025. However, we have already announced our intention to provide a safety and congestion designated fund. Highways England will decide where best to allocate this funding.