§ Mr. Dodds-Parker
asked the Minister of Transport if he will give particulars of the 10 firms which have received, in aggregate, the greatest value of road-building contracts over £100,000 for trunk roads and motorways placed by his Department since 12th February, 1964, and the total value of the contracts received by each.
§ Mr. Tom Fraser
The information is as follows:
CONTRACTS OVER £100,000 FOR TRUNK ROADS AND MOTORWAYS PLACED SINCE 12th FEBRUARY,1964 Name of Main Contractor Total Value of Contracts Received (Tender Sums) £m. 1. A. Monk & Co. Ltd. 10.9 2. George Wimpey & Co. Ltd. 8.8 3. Sir Alfred McAlpine & Son Ltd. and Leonard Fairclough Ltd. (in consortium)* 7.5 4. The Cleveland Bridge & Engineering Co. Ltd. 5.9 5. W. & C. French Ltd. 5.0 6. Sydney Green & Sons (Contractors) Ltd., and Holland & Hannen and Cubitts (Civil Engineering) Ltd., and Kier Ltd. (in consortium) 4.7 7. R. M. Douglas (Construction) Ltd. 4.6 8. Sir Lindsay Parkinson & Co. Ltd. 4.3 9. Marples Ridgway & Partners Ltd. 4.1 10. Fitzpatrick & Son (Contractors) Ltd. 3.8 * Sir Alfred McAlpine & Son Ltd. has received one other contract individually valued at £0.4 m.