I made it clear in my last column I was still fighting hard for our A1 to be dualled, notwithstanding the huge economic challenge faced by the Government after giving two hundred million pounds to our North Northumberland constituency in pandemic support, and subsidising around half of typical ho
Anne-Marie Trevelyan – MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed – was invited to visit one of Highways England’s trench sites last week, which forms part of the extensive archaeological surveys presently underway as part of the ongoing plans to dual the A1 between Morpeth and Ellingham.
In a few weeks, I have a formal site visit with Highways England to inspect the initial works on the mammoth Dual the A1 project which has formed the cornerstone of my campaigning locally for many years.
I couldn't resist a sneak peek yesterday - video above!
Anne-Marie Trevelyan, MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed and founder of the “dual the A1” campaign has welcomed an announcement from the Highways Agency that they have a route for the new dualled section, after months of in-depth consultation with local residents and landowners.