HC Deb 13 November 1958 vol 595 cc81-2W
Sir T. Moore

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the expenditure on new roads and major improvements for the year ended 31st March, 1958, in Scotland, from Exchequer funds and by local highway authorities.

Mr. Maclay

Expenditure on new construction and major improvements on public roads in Scotland during 1957–58 was as follows:

Exchequer funds Local highway Authorities
£ £
Trunk roads 1,356,000 NIL
Classified roads 1,524,000 637,000
Unclassified roads NIL 254,000
Total 2,880,000 891,000
The figures for Government expenditure relate to the financial year ended 31st March, 1958, and the figures for expenditure by local highway authorities to the local authority financial year ended 15th May, 1958.

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