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A1: Yorkshire and the Humber

Question for Department for Transport

UIN HL5586, tabled on 11 June 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will bring forward plans to widen the A1 between Darrington and Doncaster; and what steps they are taking to ensure any such plans (1) help boost growth and investment in Yorkshire, (2) reduce congestion on the M1 between Leeds and Sheffield, and (3) support the Northern Powerhouse.

Answered on

25 June 2020

The second Road Investment Strategy, published with the Budget in March, confirmed funding for the development of a scheme to enhance the A1 between Darrington and Doncaster. In developing the scheme, Highways England will take into account the potential benefits for road users on this and other routes, and for the economy.