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Public Expenditure

Volume 961: debated on Wednesday 31 January 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will provide an adjusted version of table 2.6 of the public expenditure White Paper to show expenditure for Scotland only.

The following table gives the information requested relating to expenditure for which my right hon. Friend is responsible.

ROADS AND TRANSPORT—ANALYSIS OF EXPENDITURE IN SCOTLAND WITHIN THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S RESPONSIBILITY*
£ million at 1978 survey price

1973–74

1974–75

1975–76

1976–77

1977–78

1978–79

1979–80

1980–81

1981–82

1982–83

Motorways and Trunk Roads
New Construction and Improvement40515852595655555555
Maintenance15101112121212121212
Total55616964726867686767
Local Transport
Capital:
Roads—New Construction and Improvement93726757435053646161
Car Parks5421222222
Public Transport Investment6111623263026171818
Current:
Roads—Maintenance74807571727071717171
Car Parks
Road Safety etc.1111111111
Local Authority Administration11121112121212121212
Passenger Transport Subsidies:
British Rail411891112131314
Bus and Ferry871510111216161616
Concessionary Fares8101615151617171818
Total205200214197191203210212212212
Central Government Support to Transport Industries
Scottish Transport Group2154444444
Other11111
Total2264545555
Ports and Shipping Ports65553321
Other Transport Services
Roads and Transport Administration2222122211
Total Roads and Transport270270295273272280285287287287

* All the figures have been rounded to the nearest £1 million and do not necessarily sum to the totals.