HC Deb 22 December 1983 vol 51 c398W
Mr. Waller

asked the Secretary of State for Transport what is the number of kilometres of motorway in England (a) is use, (b) under construction and (c) planned but not yet under construction as at 1 December 1982 and 1983.

Mrs. Chalker

The information requested is as follows:

1 December 1982 1 December 1983
(a) In use 2,235 2,312
(b) Under construction 102 112
(c) Planned 261 243

Mr. Skinner

asked the Secretary of State for Transport how many miles of motorway have been opened in the United Kingdom in the last five years; and what information he has as to the comparable figure for France.

Mrs. Chalker

For the United Kingdom the figure is 213 miles. We do not keep records of other countries' motorway construction activity.