HC Deb 07 May 1971 vol 816 cc460-1W
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 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:

Trunk roads (including Motorways) 356
Principal roads (Grants) 149
Loans 4
and the estimated new commitments in 1971–72 are:
Trunk roads (including Motorways) 280
Principal roads (Grants) 120

Figures for the rest of Great Britain are a matter for my right hon. Friends the Secretaries of State for Scotland and Wales.

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