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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:07 am on 25th October 2018.

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Photo of Maggie Throup Maggie Throup Conservative, Erewash 11:07 am, 25th October 2018

I commend the Government on their investment in road infrastructure and their commitment to spend £23 billion by the end of 2020 on improving roads around the country. However, road improvements come with unforeseen consequences. Will my right hon. Friend consider a debate in Government time to discuss the upgrading to smart motorways and the impact that closer running lanes have on existing communities along the line of the motorways?