HC Deb 13 December 1988 vol 143 c518W
Mr. Adley

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will state the annual cost of providing maintenance in respect of(a) lighting and (b)drainage for roads, for the latest year available.

Mr. Peter Bottomley

The information requested is as follows:

Expenditure 1986–87
£ million
Lighting Drainage
Department of Transport 13.3 5.8
Local Authority 145.2 66.2
Total 158.5 72.0

Notes: Expenditure in England only. Lighting includes energy costs.