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Transport: North West

Volume 475: debated on Thursday 1 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the per capita spending was from the public purse on (a) roads, (b) buses, (c) railways, (d) cycling, (e) walking and (e) air travel in each parliamentary constituency in the north-west in each year since 1997. (202730)

[holding answer 30 April 2008]: These data are not available centrally.

Spending for transport is financed by both central and local government. Information is not available at parliamentary constituency level. Spending by local authorities is collected by Communities and Local Government and relevant data can be found at:

http://www.local.communities.gov.uk/finance/stats/lgfs/2007/.

Some figures on central Government spending (including grant to local authorities) are available for Government office regional level from the Country and Regional Analysis of the Public Expenditure Statistical Analysis carried out by the HM Treasury and can be found at:

http://www.hmtreasury.gov.uk/economic_data_and_tools/finance_spendingstatistics/pes_cra/country_region.cfm