HC Deb 24 November 1994 vol 250 cc259-60W
Mrs. Dunwoody

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what level of funding has been set aside to fund(a) the cost to redundancies and (b) the restructuring of the Highways Agency.

Dr. Mawhinney

Funding for the Highways Agency's redundancy and restructuring costs will form part of its running costs and administrative capital expenditure for 1995–96 and subsequent years, subject to 80 per cent. of the cost of redundancies being met from the central civil

Numbers of licensed cars and lorries by type of fuel used
cars1 millions lorries2
petrol diesel petrol diesel
year3 unleaded leaded
1989 5.85 12.89 0.51 4 0.43
1990 7.83 11.28 0.62 4 0.45
1992 9.96 9.24 0.91 4 0.39
1993 10.70 8.22 1.19 4 0.38
1 Cars within the private and light goods tax class.
2 General goods vehicles with gross weights more than 3.5 tonnes.
3 Figures relate to the 31 December of each year.
4 Negligible, less than 5,000.

A few vehicles are not powered by petrol or diesel (ie powered by electricity, steam, gas etc) and these are excluded from the table.

superannuation vote as announced in paragraph 3.36 of "The Civil Service: Continuity and Change" (Cm 2627).

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