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Roads And Transport Budget

Volume 974: debated on Monday 26 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will break down the Scottish roads and transport budget for the years 1974–75 to 1980–81 into the detailed form found in table 2.6 of Cmnd. 7439 on public expenditure—January 1979.

The following table gives the information requested relating to expenditure for which I am responsible. The figures for the years preceding 1980–81 reflect the latest information on outturn.

ROAD AND TRANSPORT—ANALYSIS OF EXPENDITURE IN SCOTLAND WITHIN THE SECRETARY OF STATE'RESPONSIBILITY*

£ million at survey prices

1974–75

1975–76

1976–77

1977–78

1978–79

1979–80

1980–81

MOTORWAYS AND TRUNK ROADS
New Construction and Improvement54575467605758
Maintenance11121414141412
Total64696881757170
LOCAL TRANSPORT

Capital:

Roads—New Construction and Improvement95766454525964
Car Parks432222
Public Transport Investment10182524382919

Current:

Roads—Maintenance84827885897883
Road Safety etc.1114111
Local Authority Administration13121310151313

Passenger Transport Subsidies:

British Rail512911121415
Bus and Ferry8161011131715
Concessionary Fares11181616191916
TOTAL230238219216242232229
CENTRAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT TO TRANSPORT INDUSTRIES
Scottish Transport Group1645444
Other1111
TOTAL2655456
PORTS AND SHIPPING
Ports6563131
OTHER TRANSPORT SERVICES
Roads and Transport Administration2222222
TOTAL ROADS AND TRANSPORT304320299307325313308

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