§ Mr. Dodds-Parker
asked the Minister of Transport how much of the amount spent on new construction and major improvement of roads in each of the five years ended 1963–64 was in respect of land and property acquisition.
§ Mr. Tom Fraser
The following table gives the total expenditure from central and local government funds on the acquisition of land and property for motorways, trunk and classified roads in England and Wales during the five years ended 1963–64.
£ million 1959–60 8.3 1960–61 9.7 1961–62 13.1 1962–63 14–5 1963–64 16.9