NDM8618 - Opposition Debate

Tabled on 12/06/2024 | For debate on 19/06/2024

To propose that the Senedd:

1. Recognises the benefits of bypasses in supporting local economies and easing congestion.

2. Welcomes the UK Government’s commitment to provide funding to Monmouthshire County Council to develop plans for a Chepstow bypass.

3. Calls on the Welsh Government to work with the UK Government, Monmouthshire County Council and Gloucestershire County Council to deliver a Chepstow bypass. 


NDM8618 - 1 | Tabled on 14/06/2024

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To propose that the Senedd:

1. Recognises the issues with congestion in Chepstow.

2. Recognises the need for an integrated, attractive and sustainable transport network which supports growth in the area.

3. Supports the Welsh Government's approach of working in partnership with Transport for Wales, Monmouthshire County Council and Gloucestershire County Council to consider options to improve the road network, public transport provision and active travel provision to improve travel in Chepstow.

NDM8618 - 2 | Tabled on 14/06/2024

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Believes that infrastructural developments should be undertaken in full consultation with communities and in line with communities’ stated needs.

Calls on the Welsh Government to work to deliver new infrastructure to ease congestion in line with these principles, including in delivering a third Menai crossing, and bypasses in Llandeilo and Chepstow.

Calls on the next UK Government to deliver a fair funding settlement for Wales, and the £4 billion in consequentials owed to Wales from HS2, to provide the funding needed to improve transport infrastructure and road infrastructure in Wales to ease congestion.