§ Mr. Raffan
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what is the latest figure for capital expenditure on roads in Wales; and what was the comparable figure in 1979.
§ Sir Wyn Roberts
Net capital expenditure on new construction and improvement of motorways and trunk roads in Wales was £118 million in 1989–90 compared with £69 million in 1979–80. Provisional outturn for local authority capital expenditure on transport was £75 million in 1989–90 compared with £49 million in 1979–80.