Nick Clegg talks about A1

The Deputy Prime Minister is in Northumberland for a public question and answer session in Berwick.

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Full Report: Nick Clegg visits Berwick

The Deputy Prime Minister says that he is 'acutely aware' of the strength of feeling for improvements to the A1 in Northumberland.

Nick Clegg was questioned on the issue during a visit to Berwick today.

Mr Clegg says that he cannot promise that the road will be made a dual carriageway throughout the county.

However, he has said the government is looking at the options.

See the full report from Helen Ford below.

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"The Department of Transport will be looking at what the options are to improve the A1"

The Deputy Prime Minister says that he is acutely aware of the strength of feeling over the need for improvements to the A1 in Northumberland.

Nick Clegg was speaking about the A1 during a visit to Berwick.

He said that he could not promise that the road will be made entirely dual carriageway through

the county, but that the government is looking at the options.

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