asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will report progress on the proposals to start construction on the A303 bypass at Wincanton.
Subject to the satisfactory completion of the statutory procedures for the acquisition of the land needed for the road, work should start in July this year.
|EXPENDITURE BY LOCAL AUTHORITIES ON DERELICT LAND RECLAMATION (LAND ACQUISITION AND WORKS)|
|Region||1968–69 £'000s||1969–70 £'000s||1970–71 £'000s||1971–72 £'000s||1972–73 £'000s||1973–74 £'000s|
|Yorkshire and Humberside||112||171||318||576||1,023||1,105|
|Total for England||…||1,204||1,869||3,468||6,630||7,550||9,607|
Figures for the first nine months of 1974 and for the previous five years are given below: