§ 25. Mr. Viggers
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will set out the criteria for payment of transport supplementary grant for road development.
§ Mr. Chope
The criteria for payment of transport supplementary grant to local highway authorities in support of their capital expenditure on highways and the regulation of traffic are set out in a local authority circular No. 1/90, a copy of which is in the Library. TSG in 1991–92 will be 17 per cent. higher than in 1990–91, and in addition £45 million TSG will be made available for work on bridges making a total of £318 million.