HC Deb 24 June 1927 vol 207 cc2197-8W
Major GLYN

asked the Postmaster-General whether he is now in a position to state when the Post Office (London)

EXPENDITURE of Local Authorities in the year 1924–25 on the maintenance, improvement and cleansing of roads and bridges.
Expenditure out of Revenue. Loan Charges. Expenditure met out of Loans.
£ £ £
England and Wales 40,202,529 5,578,088 9,919,862
Scotland 4,901,471 453,515 970,269

The proportion of the above expenditures provided out of the Road Fund cannot be srecifically stated Payments made to local authorities during 1924–25 under grants amounted to:—

England and Wales 12,041,070
Scotland 1,594,258

In addition to the expenditures shown above, payments were made daring the year 1924–25 from the Road Fund and other public funds in connection with arterial road works carried out directly by the Ministry of Transport, namely:—

From Road Fund 1,106,887
From Other Public Funds 43,675

railway will be completed and open for traffic; what has been the total cost to date; and what was the estimate for the work when the Act was passed in 1913 (3 and 4 George V)?


It is expected that the railway will be open for traffic within the next three months; the sum expended to date is £1,550,000, the sum provided under the Post Office (London) Railway Act, 1913, was £1,100,000.