HC Deb 27 January 1947 vol 432 c128W
136. Mr. Renton

asked the Minister of transport what sum has been spent on the repair and maintenance of railways out of the Suspense Account formed for that purpose since the Government took over control of railways during the war; and how much is now standing to the credit of the Suspense Account.

Mr. Barnes

Withdrawals to 31st December, 1946, in respect of excess maintenance amount to £2½ millions. The balance in the Trust Funds, including interest, at 31st December, 1946, is approximately £152 millions.

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