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Roads (Expenditure)

Volume 894: debated on Monday 23 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what has been the central Government expenditure on trunk roads in England in each year from 1955 to 1975.

Following is the information:

Financial YearExpenditure £ million
1955–5611·1
1956–5715·3
1957–5819·1
1958–5937·5
1959–6045·5
1960–6142·0
1961–6249·3
1962–6372·2
1963–6489·3
1964–65106·5
1965–66100·9
1966–67113·3
1967–68133·0
1968–69142·3
1969–70195·1
1970–71255·4
1971–72225·2
1972–73242·9
1973–74311·0
1974–75324·1*
*Provisional figure.