To ask the Minister for Transport the breakdown by county of funding spent on national secondary roads between 1997 and 2007; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
- Joe McHugh.
For WRITTEN answer on Tuesday, 12th February, 2008.
Ref No: 4722/08
Answered by the Minister for Transport (Noel Dempsey TD)
As Minister for Transport I have responsibility for overall policy and funding in relation to the national roads programme element of Transport 21. The implementation of individual national road projects and the allocation of funding in relation to the construction or maintenance of national roads are matters for the National Roads Authority under the Roads Act, 1993 in conjunction with the relevant local authorities concerned.