Transport: Dover

Department for Transport written question – answered at on 11 February 2019.

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Photo of Charlie Elphicke Charlie Elphicke Conservative, Dover

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the transport infrastructure capital account spending has been in Dover constituency in each year between 2009 and 2018.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Minister of State (Department for Transport)

Transport capital funding from Government is allocated to local authorities at upper tier level, in this case Kent County Council (KCC). The Department does not hold figures for the Dover Constituency. The total capital expenditure on highways and transport (from all funding sources) as reported by KCC can be found in the table below.

Year

Kent

2008/09

£73,783K

2009/10

£86,001K

2010/11

£89,584K

2011/12

£54,839K

2012/13

£48,450K

2013/14

£112,115K

2014/15

£60,303K

2015/16

£54,665K

2016/17

£77,794K

2017/18

£63,556K

We have also provided Kent County Council with significant extra funding to assist with the preparations for if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. This is part of the Operation Brock contingency planning.

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