§ 54 and 55. Mr. J. Hall
asked the Minister of Transport (1) what was the expenditure on the maintenance, improvement and construction of roads and bridges for the year 1937–38; and how much of this was provided by the Road Fund and the local authorities, respectively;
(2) what proportion of the expenditure on the maintenance, improvement and construction of roads and bridges for the year 1937–38 was in respect of new construction?
§ Mr. Burgin
The total expenditure in 1937–38 for highway purposes, including trunk roads but excluding expenditure recoverable from public utility undertakers, etc., is estimated to amount to approximately £59,000,000, of which about £40,000,000 was provided by local highway authorities and £19,000,000 by
|Year ended 31st March.||Grants made.||Loan Charge Grants.|
|1st April 1938, to 31st January, 1939||…||209,108||114,981||925||—|