HC Deb 24 June 1927 vol 207 c2198W

asked the Minister of Transport the total expenditure during the 12 months ended 31st March, 1927, on roads in this country, and the proportion thereof which was provided out of the Road Fund,

Colonel ASHLEY

The figures which appear in the Annual Report on the Administration of the Road Fund, showing the total expenditure of local authorities on the maintenance, improvement and cleansing of roads and bridges are obtained from the local taxation returns furnished to the Ministry of Health and to the Scottish Board of Health. The returns for 1926–27 will not be published for some time. The latest figures available are those for 1924–25, which are as follow: