§ Mr. Bishop
asked the Minister of Transport what was the total public spending on roads in the period 1960 to 1965, compared with the actual and estimated expenditure on roads in 1965 to 1970.
§ Mr. Carmichael:
Total public expenditure on roads in Great Britain during the five financial years 1960–61 to 1964–65 amounted to £1,527 million. This compares with total public expenditure and estimated total public expenditure on roads during the five financial years 1965–66 to 1969–70 of £2,700 million.