HC Deb 30 June 1982 vol 26 c338W
Mr. Jim Callaghan

asked the Secretary of State for Transport how many new miles of motorway or dual carriageway have been constructed in the North-West region in the past five years.

Mrs. Chalker

The available information on roads completed is as follows:

All Motorways Dual-carriageway Trunk Roads
1977 5.1
1978 9.1 1.1
1979 2.4
1980 13.1
1981 6.8 7.3

In addition, a further 5.5 miles of motorway and 4 miles of dual-carriageway trunk road will be completed during 1982.

Apart from motorways, figures are not available centrally for roads, which are the responsibility of the local highway authorities.

Forward to