§ 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. 
§ 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.