§ Mr. Chope
Since 1979 the Government have completed 60 major improvement schemes on the trunk road network in the north-east at a cost of some £241 million. The details are:
£ million Al 141.8 A69 20.9 A19 28.6 A66 34.9 A696 14.8
In addition, the A66 Bowes to county boundary scheme is currently under construction at estimated cost of £12.4 million and £31.5 million has been spent on smaller improvement schemes.108W
Schemes planned and in preparation will cost an estimated £245 million. Details of local authority road construction projects are available from the relevant local authority.