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Roads (Sussex)

Volume 950: debated on Wednesday 24 May 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport what are the figures for expenditure on road construction and maintenance in Sussex in the last 10 years.

Following are the figures for East Sussex, West Sussex and the former county boroughs of Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings for the last nine available years. Data for earlier years were not compiled on a comparable basis, and comparable figures for 1976/77 are not yet available.

£ thousand
YearConstruction*Maintenance
1967–684,2972,997
1968–695,2873,119
1969–704,8353,363
1970–713,6814,072
1971–725,3804,563
1972–735,6405,405
1973–747,6086,450
1974–756,5446,828
1975–768,6538,640
* Including improvements.
† Including cleansing, gritting and snow clearing.