HC Deb 20 January 1997 vol 288 c500W
11. Sir David Knox

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what has been the total spending by central Government on roads in Wales since 1979; and how many miles of motorway and trunk roads have been constructed since that year. [9917]

Mr. Jonathan Evans

Since 1979, total spending on the roads programme in Wales is nearly £3 billion, including £510 million transport grant, 36 miles of motorway and 171 miles of trunk road have been completed or improved. Three major improvement schmes totalling another 16 miles are under construction.

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