§ 81. Mr. Alport
asked the Minister of Education what has been the effect of Circular 283 on the grants offered to village halls.
§ Sir D. Eccles
The grants offered for village halls in the first six months of the current financial year were about £132,000, of which £110,000 was in respect of 107 new halls, compared with £32,000 in the corresponding period last year, of which £24,000 was in respect of 36 new halls.