HC Deb 28 July 1983 vol 46 cc554-5W
Sir Dudley Smith

asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will present in the Official Report estimates for the 1982–83 outturn for each of the following sub-heads of the Roads, &c. England Vote: Al New construction and improvements; A2 Preparation and supervision; A3 Maintenance, showing structural maintenance separately; A4 Restrospective compensation; AZ Appropriations in aid; B Road safety; C Roads: other expenditure; D Other grants and loans, showing in each case the provision made in the 1982–83 Supply Estimates and the percentage difference.

Mr. Tom King

Outturn figures are still provisional at this stage. Final figures will be published in the Appropriation Account in the autumn.

The provisional figures are as follows:

Provision* Outturn* Per cent. difference
(£) (£)
A.3 Maintenance—
Capital renewal 212,940,000 144,000,000 less than 1
Other 68,940,000
A.4 Retrospective compensation 600,000 589,531 -1½
AZ Appropriation-in-aid 18,661,000 †18,661,000 0
B Road Safety 925,000 636,925 -31
C Roads: other expenditure 3,927,000 3,300,950 -16
D Other grants and loans 4,822,980 4,954,498 +3
* Provisions includes changes made in revised Estimates (July 1982) and additions (£45 million) made in spring Supplementary Estimates (February 1983).
† Actual appropriations-in-aid were £19,905,210 (+7 per cent. on provision), but in accordance with usual practice, receipts in excess of the Voted provision are surrendered to the Consolidated Fund.