Local Roads

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22nd November 2018.

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Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Minister of State (Department for Transport) 12:00 am, 22nd November 2018

I wonder whether the hon. Gentleman might want to look at a wider range of sources than just the Asphalt Industry Alliance for his information about the use of asphalt in filling potholes, but the issue is a serious one. He will know that I have made clear my interest not merely in an in-year road settlement of £420 million for potholes, which the Government have just passed and which is highly welcome, but in a more strategic approach to local roads funding over the next five years.