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Volume 114: debated on Tuesday 7 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list all the motorway and trunk road construction contracts with a works cost of £1 million or more which his Department intends to award in 1987–88, showing in each case the total value of the contract and the expenditure likely to be incurred in that year.

Contracts for the following major schemes, each estimated to cost over £1 million, are expected to be let in 1987–88:

Estimated Total Cost1 £ million
A7Middleton Bypass1·9
A75Castle Douglas Bypass3·9
A75Glenluce Bypass3·8
A77Balsalloch to Balcreuchan3·8
M8Starlaw Junction, Livingston1·8
M80Stepps Bypass (Advance Works)5·1
A82Auchendennan to Arden (Loch Lomond)1·7
A82Luss to Camus Nan Clais (Loch Lomond)7·5
A830Polnish to Lochailort2·5
A9Dornoch Firth Approach Roads (South)6·0
A9Dornoch Firth Approach Roads (North)2·5
A9Dunbeath Bridge3·1
A92East Fife Regional Road, Stage III12·2
A92East Fife Regional Road, Stage IV5·1
A92Ellon Bypass3·7
A94Candy to Stonehaven3·0
1 Includes works, land and professional fees.
Start dates during the year, and hence likely expenditure in the year, are dependent on the completion of statutory procedures and monitoring of expenditure on schemes in progress. Depending on these factors, it might prove possible to bring some additional schemes into the programme for 1987–88.