The Roads minister Robert Goodwill has hinted the government may fund a partial upgrade of the A47 which runs from the Midlands to the Norfolk Coast.
He was responding to a debate led by Norfolk MPs, who say the road should be fully dualled to improve safety and boost the economy in the region.
Last month the government launched a feasibility study into the need for improvements to the road between Peterborough and Great Yarmouth.
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Cloudy, humid at first, with thundery showers dying out.
Cloudy, humid with occasional rain, sometimes heavy and thundery.
Temperatures soared and the sun shone but there were also some torrential thunderstorms - a typically mixed Bank Holiday weekend.