§ Dr. Stoate
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions how much money has been spent, in each of the past five years, on community road safety schemes in the UK; and what statistics his Department collects centrally on such schemes. 329W
§ Mr. Hill
My Department receives figures annually from local authorities (in England) on road safety expenditure. Over the last five years expenditure has been:
Year £ million 1995–96 50 1996–97 55 1997–98 60 1998–99 40 1999–2000 60
Statistics for road safety schemes are not held centrally but are a matter for each local authority.