§ Ms. Ruddock
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what are the latest projected figures for investment in road building in the United Kingdom over(a) the period 1990–93 and (b) the period 1990–2000.
§ Mr. Atkins
Planned expenditure on trunk road building in England is as follows:
£ million 1990–91 1,282 1991–92 1,322 1992–93 1,403
£ million Total 4,007
Yearly expenditure plans are made only for the three-year PES period. Road expenditure in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland is a matter for the respective Secretaries of State. The figures do not include private finance.
Local road building projections are a matter for local highway authorities. Chapter 7 of Cm 1007 lists the information available to the Department about local roads schemes over £1 million in 1990–91 in England.