§ Mr. John Morris
asked the Secretary of State for Wales when he last saw representatives of the civil 359W engineering firms in Wales; and what information he has of the value of civil engineering work in South Wales for the quarter ended 30 September compared with the corresponding period of 1981.
§ Mr. Michael Roberts
Welsh Office officials have regular meetings with the federation's representatives, the last of which was held on 28 September. Statistical information in the form requested is not collected. For improvements on trunk roads and motorways in South Wales alone, we have let contracts in the period July to September 1982 worth £46.62 million compared with £1.21 million in the comparable period last year.