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Transport: Lancashire

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 29 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much funding the local transport authority in Lancashire received (a) in total, (b) per mile of road and (c) per head of population in each year since 1997. (130738)

The following table shows the total funding allocated to Lancashire council in the local transport capital settlements in each year between 1997-98 and 2006-07 (inclusive) in terms of (a) totals (b) per mile of road and (c) per head of population.

Lancashire council

Total funding (£000)

Funds (£000) per mile

Funds (£ per head)

1997-98

11,006

2.23

7.67

1998-99

7,155

1.66

6.21

1999-2000

9,681

2.25

8.4

2000-01

11,532

2.68

10

2001-02

27,830

6.49

24.15

2002-03

30,730

7.16

26.67

2003-04

25,388

5.92

22.03

2004-05

29,209

6.81

25.35

2005-06

25,865

6.03

22.45

2006-07

27,211

6.35

23.62

Note:

The 1997-98 figures include Blackpool and Blackburn, which were part of Lancashire pre-reorganisation.