§ Mr. Robert Atkins
asked the Secretary of State for Transport what the final level of capital expenditure has been on trunk roads in England in 1983–84; and how this compares with the cash limit.
§ Mr. Ridley
The provisional level of capital expenditure on motorways and trunk roads in England in 1983–84 was £651.8 million compared with a provision of £654.4 million a difference of less than 0.4 per cent. Within this total, the amount of money devoted to major new construction works was £14 million more than originally planned.