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Transport: Finance

Volume 493: debated on Thursday 4 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much each English shire county has received in transport grant in each of the last five years. (278030)

The Department for Transport’s website contains details relating to the allocation of capital transport grant to local transport authorities including the shire counties at:

http://www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/regional/ltp/capital/

This funding is not ring-fenced and local authorities have discretion to spend their allocations in line with their priorities.

Revenue expenditure on transport is generally supported through the Department for Communities and Local Government’s formula grant.