HC Deb 07 February 1980 vol 978 cc342-3W
Mr. Dudley Smith

asked the Minister of Transport if he will list in the Official Reporton which English motorway and trunk road construction schemes contracts have been let in 1979, giving in each case (a) the accepted tender price (b) the expected expenditure in 1979–80 and in 1980–81 and (c) the total expected cost of the scheme.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

The information required is shown below.

schemes (a) invitations to tender have been issued and (b) contracts have been let in each quarter of 1978 and 1979.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

The information relating to schemes in the national programme estimated to cost more than £0.5 million is as follows:

Number of Invitations Issued Number of Contracts Let
1st Quarter 7 4
2nd Quarter 3 3
3rd Quarter 7 8
4th Quarter 6 5
1st Quarter 10 6
2nd Quarter 3 10
3rd Quarter 4 6
4th Quarter 3 2