HC Deb 27 July 1933 vol 280 c2797W

asked the Minister of Transport if he will give the figures of the aggregate grants paid to the local authorities of England and Wales from the Road Fund for the years 1924, 1929, and 1931, respectively?


In the financial years in question the net payments under grants from the Road Fund to local authorities in England and Wales in respect of highways and bridges were as follow:

Financial Year. Payments.
1924–25 13,147,957
1929–30 17,185,957
1931–32 18,981,523

The figure for 1931–32 excludes the payment of £5,785, 674 made from the Road Fund to the General Exchequer Contribution under Section 87 (1) of the Local Government Act, 1929.