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Motorways And Trunk Roads (Contracts)

Volume 13: debated on Monday 16 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the 10 contractors which have received the largest share of motorway and trunk road construction contracts in the last three years, giving for each contractor the total value of the contracts received.

During the three years ended 31 October 1981, 69 capital contracts costing over £100,000 in value were awarded to 35 contractors. Ten contractors each secured total contracts of over £3 million as follows:

£ million
1. Balfour Beatty Ltd.17·5
2. Wm. Tawse Ltd.14·7
3. French Kier Construction Ltd.6·3
4. Tractor Shovels (Contracts) Ltd.5·6
5. Morrison Construction Ltd.4·8
6. Fairclough Civil Engineering Ltd.4·7
7. Miller Construction Northern Ltd.4·6
8. Northwest Holst Ltd.3·8
9. Tarmac Construction Ltd.3·4
10. Reed & Mallik Ltd.3·3