§ Mr. Dodds-Parker
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what are the total estimated commitments outstanding on 31st March last and the total 461W estimated new commitments in 1971–72, in respect of new construction and major improvements for trunk roads and for principal roads and loans to highway authorities, respectively.
§ Mr. Graham Page
The provisional totals for England of commitments outstanding on 31st March, 1971 are as follows:
and the estimated new commitments in 1971–72 are:
£m. Trunk roads (including Motorways) 356 Principal roads (Grants) 149 Loans 4 509
£m. Trunk roads (including Motorways) 280 Principal roads (Grants) 120 Loans — 400
Figures for the rest of Great Britain are a matter for my right hon. Friends the Secretaries of State for Scotland and Wales.