§ Mr. David Marshall
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list for the most recent year for which the information is available (a) the revenue from tolls, (b) the cost of collecting the tolls, (c) repayments of capital, (d) payments of interest and (e) the operating surplus or loss, after interest and capital payments. for the Erskine bridge.
§ Mr. Ancram
For 1982–83 the information is(a) £1,194,705; (b) £330,258; (c) £677,013; (d) payments of interest £4,329,652; and (e) a loss of £5,584,398, which includes other operating costs and provision for the sinking fund.