A83 Taskforce (Update)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 23 January 2019.

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The cabinet secretary will be aware that, as the winter snap begins to hit, routes in the Highlands and Islands region, such as the

Rest and Be Thankful stretch of the A83, will inevitably become more treacherous. Given that there is some scepticism about the mitigation measures, what assurances will he give to frustrated residents and businesses that they will be able to travel that route without fear of major delays or road closures?