Road Grants, Outer Hebrides.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport. – in the House of Commons on 2nd July 1935.

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Photo of Mr Thomas Ramsay Mr Thomas Ramsay , Na h-Eileanan an Iar


asked the Minister of Transport whether he will give figures showing the contributions made by his Department during each of the last four financial years ended March, 1935, towards road schemes in the Outer Hebrides?

Photo of Sir Austin Hudson Sir Austin Hudson , Hackney North

As the reply contains a number of figures, I will, with my hon. Friend's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the reply:

Grants were made in respect of seven schemes in the Outer Hebrides during the last four financial years and the payments made were as follows:

In addition grants have been made in respect of works of maintenance and minor improvements of roads in the counties of Inverness and Ross and Cromarty as a whole, but without detailed local inquiries, I am unable to state what portion of these grants relate to works in the Outer Hebrides.