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Transport Finance (South-West)

Volume 448: debated on Tuesday 4 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much has been made available to (a) Yeovil constituency, (b) Somerset and (c) the South West region in local transport plan funding for each year since 1997. (82186)

The information setting out the amounts of funding that have been made available to Somerset county council and to other local authorities in the south west region for local transport plans for each year since 1997 has previously been placed in the Libraries of the House. The information is also available under the February Freedom of Information responses sections on the Department for Transport website (

The Department does not allocate most local transport plan funding to individual constituency areas. It is up to Somerset county council where it allocates the fund support provided for the county according to its local priorities.