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Transport: Expenditure

Volume 468: debated on Thursday 29 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) how much was spent on transport in (a) England, (b) London and the South East and (c) Yorkshire and the Humber in each of the last five years; (168384)

(2) what projections she has made of public spending on transport what projections in (a) England, (b) London and the South East and (c) Yorkshire and the Humber in each of the next five years.

Figures for identifiable public spending, and spending per head, on transport by region and country are given in the following tables. No projections are made for the next five years on this basis. A regional breakdown of the Department's past spending and future spending plans is produced annually, and published in the Department's Annual Report and in the Public Expenditure Statistical Analyses produced by the Treasury and the Office of National Statistics. These documents are normally published in April or May.

£ million

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

Yorkshire and the Humber

696

831

979

964

990

1,096

London

2,363

2,660

4,440

3,944

4,232

4,663

South East

1,099

1,430

1,865

1,935

1,893

2,294

England

8,432

10,214

13,453

13,350

13,716

15,471

£ per head

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

Yorkshire and the Humber

140

166

195

191

196

215

London

323

361

601

531

563

614

South East

137

178

231

239

232

280

England

171

206

270

267

272

305