HC Deb 18 May 2004 vol 421 cc839-40W
John Thurso

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much has been spent by his Department on Transport Direct, broken down by year; and how this has changed since original estimates of the cost of the work were made. [170869]

Dr. Howells

The total spend up to March 2002 was £0.7 million. The spend for 2002–03 was £2.8 million (original estimate £5.0 million), while the spend for 2003–04 was £13.2 million (original estimate £23.0 million).