§ Mr. Gourlay
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish in the OFFICIAL REPORT a list of the trunk road improvement schemes approved for the years 1961, 1962, 1963 and 1964, respectively, stating the estimated cost, 73W the percentage of cost met by grant, and the names of the consulting engineeers in respect of each scheme.
§ Mr. Noble
Trunk road and motorway schemes of major improvement and
Year Scheme Present total estimated cost£ thousand Agent Authority or Civil Engineer 1961 Improvement between Lesmahagow and Cander-dyke, Lanarkshire 1,256 Messrs. Babtie, Shaw & Morton Ayr-Prestwick Bypass (Stage II), Ayrshire 278 Ayr County Council Crossgates-Cowdenbeath-Keltv Bypass (Stage I), Fife. 231 Fife County Council Lockerbie Diversion, Dumfriesshire 826 Dumfries County Council Improvement between Newhouse and Baillies-ton, Lanarkshire. 1,285 Lanark County Council Reconstruction south of Millbank to Duneaton, Lanarkshire. 1,434 Messrs. Babtie, Shaw & Morton 1962 Improvement between Cluanie and Kyle (2nd Section) (Eas-nan-Arm Diversion), Ross and Cromarty. 399 Ross and Cromarty County Council Reconstruction between Telford Bridge and Hector's Bridge, Lanarkshire. 1,008 Messrs. Babtie, Shaw & Morton Improvement from Glenkinglas to junction of A.815, Argyllshire. 245 Scottish Development Department Eastwood Toll Diversion, Renfrewshire 218 Alexander Frew West of Cumbernauld to Forth and Clyde Canal, Dunbartonshire. 1,311 Dunbarton County Council W. Fairhurst and Partners Berriedale Bridge Diversion, Caithness 103 Caithness County Council 1963 Bonnybridge and Larbert Diversion, Stirlingshire. 1,413 Stirling County Council W. Fairhurst and Partners Harthill Bypass, West Lothian and Lanarkshire 2,084 Sir Alexander Gibb and Partners Reconstruction between Hector's Bridge and Dumfries County Boundary, Lanarkshire. 1,058 Messrs. Babtie, Shaw & Morton Improvement between Invergarry and Daingean Bridge, Inverness-shire. 327 Inverness County Council Improvement between Ecclefechan and Kirk-patrick, Fleming, Dumfriesshire. 2,141 Dumfries County Council Chupelhill Diversion, Berwickshire 214 Berwick County Council Improvement at Longforgan, Perthshire 885 Perth and Kinross County Council 1964 Blackwood-Hamilton Motorway, Lanarkshire 8,110 Messrs. Babtie, Shaw & Morton Latheronwheel Diversion, Caithness 186 Caithness County Council In addition smaller schemes with a total cost of about £900,00C were approved each year.