Roads

Transport written question – answered on 15th November 2011.

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Photo of Jackie Doyle-Price Jackie Doyle-Price Conservative, Thurrock

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much the Highways Agency has spent on (a) maintenance of the existing road network, (b) administrative and staff costs and (c) new road projects in the last three years.

Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport

Information on the Highways Agency's expenditure on maintenance of the existing road network, administration and staff costs, and new road projects is included in the following table.

£ million
2008-09 2009-10 2010-11
(a) maintenance of the existing road network 914 1,307 772
(b) administrative and staff costs 88 82 79
(c) new road projects in the last three years 759 715 982

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Peter Silverman
Posted on 16 Nov 2011 2:35 pm (Report this annotation)

£79 million spent on maintenance admin and yet no cleaning strategy for motorways.

Please refer to my report:

Motorway Cleaning - Management Failings at the Highways Agency

www.cleanhighways.co.uk/highways-agency/alan-cook-report