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S5W-02788: Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 16 September 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how much it has invested in road infrastructure in each year since 2007.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 27 September 2016

By the end of 2016-17, we will have spent over £8 billion on our Motorways and Trunk Road Network, including 23 completed major improvements projects such as the M80 Stepps to Haggs and the completion of the M74, and over 254 lane kilometres of trunk road.

Analysis of spend by year, since 2007-08 can be seen in the following table.

Year

Annual Motorways And Trunk Road Budget

2007-08

£895.1 million

2008-09

£929.6 million

2009-10

£1,081.6 million

2010-11

£1,167.5 million

2011-12

£553.9 million

2012-13

£651.7 million

2013-14

£711.8 million

2014-15

£677.7 million

2015-16

£734.4 million

Sub Total 2007-08 to 2015-16

£7,403.3 million

2016-09-2717 Draft Budget Note 1

£820.3 million

TOTAL

£8,223.6 million

Figures from 2011-12 exclude Cost of Capital which was abolished. Cost of Capital Figures from 2007-08 to 2010-11 are £517.8 million, £546.5 million, £595.5 million and £649.1 million respectively. [1] Figures taken from respective January Scottish Budget Bills.