HC Deb 18 October 1994 vol 248 cc190-1W
Mr. William Ross

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what sums have been expended in each of the last five years on(a) extensions to the water mains reticulation system, (b) improvements to the existing system, (c) new sewage treatment plants and (d) improvements to existing sewage treatment plants; what are the sums available for each such purpose in the current year; what are his projections for the next two years.

Mr. Tim Smith

The information is as follows:

(a)Extensions to Water Mains £000's (b)Improvements to Existing System£000's (c)New Sewage Treatment Plants £000's (d)Improvements to Existing Sewage Treatment Plants £000's
1990–91 2,508 547 23,873
1991–92 2,208 561 25,974
1992–93 2,055 639 28,855
1993–94 2,245 462 214,657
1994–95(Estimate) 2,312 476 14,850 917
1995–96 (Estimate) 2,393 493 6,000 8,414
1996–97 (Estimate) 2,453 505 13,400 10,981


1Prior to 1990 expenditure records were kept in a format which would allow the requested information for 1989–90 to be provided only at disproportionate cost.

2Prior to 1993–94 expenditure on sewage treatment was not separated/aggregated for new plants and replacements or improvements to existing plants. Disaggreagated information could be provided only at disproportionate cost.