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Transport: Capital Investment

Volume 474: debated on Thursday 3 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much capital funding from the public purse was provided to transport infrastructure in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) Tyne and Wear, (d) the North East and (e) the UK in each year since 1997. (197655)

The following table contains the transport capital expenditure identified by the Public Expenditure Statistical Analyses as having been made in the North East region and the United Kingdom in each year from 2001-02 onwards. Figures for 1997 are not available and the figures that were produced for 1998-99, 1999 to 2000 and 2000-01 are not comparable with the later figures.

This information is not available for Tyne and Wear, South Tyneside or Jarrow constituency.

Table 1: Transport capital expenditure

£million

Expenditure North East Region

Expenditure United Kingdom

2001-02

188

4,594

2002-03

225

5,771

2003-04

260

7,657

2004-05

267

8,192

2005-06

272

8,543

2006-07

293

9,693

The Public Expenditure Statistical Analyses, including the definitions and assumptions used in them and the figures for 1998-99 to 2000-01, can be viewed at the HM Treasury website:

www.hm-treasury.gov.uk