§ Mr. MONTAGU
The total funds in the hands of the Road Board on 31st January, 1914, amounted to £2,833,747 14s. 7d. The aggregate amount granted and earmarked, or definitely indicated to highway authorities in excess of actual payments to 31st January, 1914, was £906,859 for Loans and £2,380,132 for Grants. The objects for which these Loans and Grants have been indicated are in course of execution or preparation by the highway authorities concerned, with the exception of the proposed Brentford loop road, for the construction of which powers are being sought by the County Council of Middlesex by a Bill now before Parliament.