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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons on 10th January 2019.

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Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Minister of State (Department for Transport)

I will resist the temptation to comment in advance on the elegance of the solution, but I think it is a very interesting idea in principle. As the hon. Lady may be aware, it would require the transfer of the road from Highways England and the agreement of the Secretary of State. We would also want to be sure that any changes were consistent with the combined authority’s long-term transport plans. Subject to those constraints, we would be very interested to see it.