– Scottish Parliament written question – answered at on 17 March 2003.

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Photo of Brian Monteith Brian Monteith Conservative

Question S1W-34291

To ask the Scottish Executive whether a local authority road can become part of the trunk road network and thereby be maintained by the Executive and, if so, what the process is for achieving this.

Photo of Lewis Macdonald Lewis Macdonald Labour

Trunking of local roads, or detrunking of parts of the existing network, is effected by means of an order made under section 5(2) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984. Significant changes were last made in 1996 following a major review and extensive consultation, associated with local government reorganisation.

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