HC Deb 20 March 1953 vol 513 c46W
Mr. Grimond

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the amount expended by the Government on roads and on land drainage and under the Livestock Rearing Act, respectively, in the current year.

Mr. J. Stuart

The amounts expended in Scotland out of the Department of Agriculture's Vote for the current year on roads was £61,000; on land drainage £249,000; and on schemes under the Hill Farming and Livestock Rearing Acts £245,000. The amount to be spent out of the Ministry of Transport's Vote in Scotland in 1952–53 on road maintenance and minor improvements will be £3,329,000, and it is estimated that expenditure on major road improvements will be £328,000.