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Roads (Expenditure)

Volume 894: debated on Monday 23 June 1975

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

The information is as follows:

YearExpenditure
1955–563·9*
1956–573·7*
1957–584·8*
1958–595·1*
1959–606·3*
1960–617·0*
1961–627·8*
1962–639·5*
1963–6412·2*
1964–6516·2*
1965–6616·8
1966–6719·2
1967–6814·7
1968–6914·3
1969–7015·9
1970–7121·0
1971–7230·1
1972–7333·4
1973–7432·8
1974–7533·6
1975–7647·9†
* These figures are estimates since precise figures are not available prior to 1965·66.
† Estimate.
The figures are not comparable throughout because there have been changes in the system of assisting local authorities over the period.