HC Deb 13 March 1963 vol 673 c168W
103. Mr. Holt

asked the Minister of Transport, in view of the fact that in 1961 the expenditure on roads per motor vehicle registered was higher in six European countries than in the United Kingdom, what steps he is taking to increase expenditure to a level more in keeping with United Kingdom requirements.

Mr. Marples

In 1963–64 the Government will be spending twice as much on new construction and major improvement of motorways, trunk roads and classified roads in England and Wales as we spent in 1960–61.

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