§ Mr. EVERARD
asked the Minister of Transport if the whole amount promised 1023W for the maintenance of unclassified roads for the current year has been allocated; and what proportion this will bear to the total estimated expenditure for maintenance on these roads?
§ Colonel ASHLEY
The total amount of grants made and indicated to local authorities in England and Wales out of the £1,300,000 set aside for maintenance grants to unclassified roads is already £824,385. In accordance with the scheme of grant announced, the grants represent 20 per cent. of the approved expenditure on these scheduled unclassified roads. I
NUMBER OF ACCIDENTS involving Personal Injuries at Railway Level Crossings in Great Britain during the Twelve Months ended 30th September, 1926, and the Number of Persons Killed and Injured therein. Public Road Crossings. Private and Footpath Crossings. Total. Number of Accidents. Number of Casualties Number of Accidents. Number of Casualties Number of Accidents. Number of Casualties Killed. Injured. Killed. Injured. Killed. Injured. 30 31* 33* 40 35 8 70 66* 41* * Includes nine persons killed and six injured in an accident to a motor coach at Fenny Stratford, and nine persons killed and six injured in a similar accident at Naworth.