§ Mr. Steen
asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will list the cycle schemes which his Department has financed in each local authority area; how much Government funds have been made available; how much local authority money is involved in each scheme; and what is the distance of each cycle provision made.
§ Mrs. Chalker
The Department funds directly the innovative elements of local authority cycle schemes. Any associated local authority expenditure is eligible for support through transport supplementary grant, but details of such expenditure are not recorded centrally. The Department's expenditure up to 31 March 1983 was as follows:440W
County and Scheme Department of Transport funding Length £ km. Bedfordshire Bedford, Fenlake cycle route 9,360 1.8 Cambridgeshire Cambridge, Trumpington Road 1,500 1.7 Cambridge, Huntingdon Road 3,000 2.3 Cambridge, Downing Street/ Pembroke Street 5,000 0.4 Cambridge, Fen Causeway crossing 13,500 — Cambridge, Hills Road/Brooklands Avenue Junction 20,200 — Cleveland Middlesbrough, Marton West Beck cycle route 19,428 6.0 Derbyshire Derby, Central area cycle/bus lanes 2,800 — Essex Chelmsford, Odeon 4,824 — Greater London Council London, Albert Gate 53,400 — Lancashire Preston, Ringway junction 5,338 — North Yorkshire York, Fishergate Bar/Dixon Lane cycle route 12,425 0.3 Nottinghamshire Nottingham, Clifton to City Centre cycle route 34,150 5.6 Surrey Hersham, Barley Mow Roundabout 1,204 — West Sussex Chichester, Northgate Gyratory 14,300 —