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UNADOPTED ROADS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 193: tabled on 09 June 2010

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes that there are an estimated 40,000 unadopted roads in England and Wales; expresses concern that often people who live on unadopted roads struggle to access public services and to meet costs of maintenance, for which they are personally liable; calls on the Government to undertake an investigation into the numbers of unadopted roads in England and Wales; recognises that many communities find unadopted roads a problem, which is not fully addressed; and further calls on the Government to consider amending section 38 of the Highways Act 1980, to encourage the adoption of unadopted roads and to investigate other courses of action to address the problem.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.