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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