§ Sir Hector Monro
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how much money was spent on trunk road improvements in Dumfries and Galloway in the years 1974 to 1979 and 1979 to 1987; and what expenditure is projected for 1987 to 1992.
§ Mr. Rifkind
Details of expenditure by region are available only from 1975 onwards. In the four financial248W years up to 1979, £7.5 million was spent on trunk road improvements in Dumfries and Galloway. Expenditure in the eight financial years from 1979 to date has amounted to over £50 million.
As to the future, 11 major schemes in Dumfries and Galloway, with a total value of £41 million, are possible starts in the period up to 1992.