Written Answers. - Road Grants.

77.

asked the Minister for Local Government the total road grants given to local authorities for each of the years 1954-55 to 1963-64,

The amount of grants allocated to local authorities for road works each year since 1954/55 is as follows:

£

1954-55

6,102,261

1955-56

5,777,614

1956-57

5,384,321

1957-58

5,202,996

1958-59

5,314,308

1959-60

5,712,445

1960-61

6,244,352

1961-62

7,362,734

1962-63

8,198,506

1963-64

8,249,482

The 1963/64 figure is an estimate based on allocations to date.