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Wincanton Bypass

Volume 885: debated on Friday 7 February 1975

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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)
Region1968–69 £'000s1969–70 £'000s1970–71 £'000s1971–72 £'000s1972–73 £'000s1973–74 £'000s
(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)
Northern7361,1831,4072,5623,1753,750
North-West1532561,0021,9991,7272,640
Yorkshire and Humberside1121713185761,0231,105
West Midlands751262606667651,200
East Midlands3578328620649825
South-West5934675214953
South-East23811544931
East Anglia112151133
Total for England1,2041,8693,4686,6307,5509,607

Figures for the first nine months of 1974 and for the previous five years are given below: