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Departmental Capital Expenditure

Volume 492: debated on Tuesday 12 May 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 2 April 2009, Official Report, column 1413W, on departmental capital expenditure, what progress his Department has made in allocating the £700 million capital spending advanced to 2009-10. (274185)

Pursuant to the answer of 2 April 2009, Official Report, column 1413W, on capital expenditure, the £700 million advanced to 2009-10 has been allocated as follows: £400 million to the Highways Agency for strategic network road improvements, including dualling the A46 Newark to Widmerpool and £300 million to the Rail group for train procurement.