§ Mr. Ridley
asked the Minister of Transport what was the expenditure on new roads and major improvements 167W in the County of Gloucestershire in 1951–52; and what is the estimate for 1963–64.
§ Mr. Marples
Records of expenditure in 1951–52 are no longer available, but the figures for the years 1953–54 and 1963–64 are as follows:
1953–54 … … £92,951 1963–64 … … £1,342,421
These figures are for expenditure from Central Government funds on trunk roads, including motorways, and classfied roads for which the county council is the highway authority.