HC Deb 17 June 1997 vol 296 c150W
Sir George Young

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, pursuant to his answer of 9 June,Official Report, column 318, whether the £350 million worth of contracts planned for 1997–98 will now be proceeded with. [3427]

Ms Glenda Jackson

Capital expenditure of £350 million on essential capital maintenance of roads and bridges planned for 1997–98 and we are proceeding with letting the necessary contracts.