A plan to pilot an 80mph speed limit on the M1 in our region looks set to be put on hold.
Earlier this month Transport Minister Stephen Hammond suggested that a pilot scheme for the new speed limit could take place in the Autumn.
But in an interview with The Times Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin said:
"Look, that's not a priority, to be absolutely honest. You would have to do trials in certain areas so it's not something that's a high priority."
The newspaper said Downing Street was understood to be wary of raising the speed limit for fear of alienating women voters.
Liz Voysey talking to ITV Anglia.
A woman from Norfolk has started a campaign against potential plans to raise the motorway speed limit to 80 miles an hour.
For Liz Voysey from Dereham, this is a particularly difficult time. Saturday will be the eighth anniversary of her daughter's death.
Amy was killed by a speeding driver on a dual carriageway back in 2004.