asked the Secretary of State for Transport what proportion of total transport spending by local authorities was allocated to (a) public transport and (b) roads in 1964, 1970 and each of the last 12 years.
This information is only available for 1973–74 onwards. The proportions of gross expenditure are:
These include all expenditure by local authority owned public transport undertakings and car-parks, a large proportion of which is financed by revenue from fares and charges. The proportions of expenditure net of fare-box revenue and parking charges are:
asked the Secretary of State for Transport what percentage of transport spending was used on (a) public transport and (b) roads in each local authority area for the most recent year for which figures are available.
Figures for total spending on transport, which include that by the central Government and British Rail (and consumer spending), are not available for each local authority area.