§ 42. Sir W. Anstruther-Gray
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what he estimates will be the effect on the South-East of Scotland of the decision to speed up work on road construction.
§ Mr. N. Macpherson
My right hon. Friend has authorised additional highway expenditure in the South-East of Scotland to a total value of about £98,000. I shall, with permission, circulate detailed information in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Sir W. Anstruther-Gray
Does this include a speeding-up of work on the Dunbar bypass, which is particularly needed?
§ Following is the information:
|ADDITIONAL HIGHWAY EXPENDITURE IN THE SOUTH-EAST OF SCOTLAND|
|Local authority||Maintenance of trunk and classified roads||Street lighting|
|Approximate total expenditure||Loan sanction|
|East Lothian C.C.||4,000||—|
|North Berwick T.C.||—||15,000|