§ Mr. Brewis
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give for Scotland the total estimated road construction commitments outstanding on 31st March last, 209W and the total estimated new commitments in 1968–69 in respect of new construction and major improvements for trunk roads and for principal roads and loans to highway authorities, respectively.
§ Mr. Ross
Commitments for new road construction and improvements outstanding at 31st March, 1968, were:
£ million Trunk roads (including motorways) 30.8 Principal roads (grants) 23.7 Loans Negligible 54.5
Provisional totals for new commitments in 1968–69 are:
£ million Trunk roads (including motorways) 32.5 Principal roads (grants) 9.4 Loans Nil 41.9