HC Deb 02 November 2000 vol 355 c550W
Mr. Win Griffiths

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will make a statement about the principal elements in the costs of a typical road haulage business in(a) 1970, (b) 1980, (c) 1990 and (d) the latest date for which figures are available, indicating in each year the percentage of turnover accounted for by those costs. [135408]

Mr. Hill

The Government do not routinely collect information on the operating costs of road hauliers.