HC Deb 01 June 1938 vol 336 c2049
76. Mr. Burke

asked the Minister of Transport whether he will furnish details of the amount of grant moneys spent on roads in Lancashire during the last five years and the amount of money received by way of motor tax and petrol tax, respectively, from the county during the same period?

Mr. Burgin

As the answer contains a number of figures, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Mr. Burke

Will the Minister consider the question of making increased grants?

Following is the answer:

Expenditure met from Road Fund grants by highway authorities in Lancashire. Net proceeds of motor taxation collected by licensing authorities in Lancashire.
£ £
1932–3 818,519 2,419,094
1933–4 831,433 2,677,494
1934–5 675,211 2,796,430
1935–6 661,795 2,671,383
1936–7 754.805 2,842,104
The amount of petrol tax received from the county is not available.