§ Martin Linton
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much his Department and its predecessors spent on transport in London in each of the last five years; and what plans he has to finance new London transport schemes in 2003 to 2008. 
§ Mr. Jamieson
The figures show the Treasury's analysis of public expenditure on Road and Transport in London taken from the annual Public Expenditure Statistical Analyses (PESA).
£ million 1997–98 1,394 1998–99 1,436 1999–2000 1,366 2000–01 1,396
From 2001/02 onwards, the Government's spending on transport in London, and its plans for the future are laid out in Table A1.1 of Annexe 1 to "Delivering Better Transport: Progress Report", published in December 2002. These are shown as follows:
£ million 2001–02 1,597 2002–03 2,189 2003–04 2,716 2004–05 2,579 2005–06 2,504 2006–07 2,616 2007–08 2,690
Decisions on individual schemes in London are a matter for the Mayor and Transport for London (TfL). London will also benefit from improvements to the National Rail network.