§ Mr. William Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what sums have been paid in value added tax in respect of (a) road maintenace works in Northern Ireland and (b) road improvement works in Northern Ireland in each of the financial years 1982–83 and 1983–84; and what is his estimate of the sums payable in the current year.
§ Mr. Chris Patten
The information is as follows:
1982–83 1983–84 1984–85 (estimated) £ million £ million £ million Road maintenace works 3.1 3.9 4.2 Road construction and improvement works 0.2 0.2 1.0