HC Deb 01 May 1968 vol 763 cc208-9W
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, 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

Provisional totals for new commitments in 1968–69 are:

£ million
Trunk roads (including motorways) 32.5
Principal roads (grants) 9.4
Loans Nil