HC Deb 25 July 1957 vol 574 c88W
Mr. Mitchison

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government if he will indicate the respective amounts of their present level of the grants listed in paragraph 16, Command Paper No. 209.

Mr. H. Brooke

The estimated amounts of the specific grants for the financial year ended 31st March, 1957, are (to the nearest £100,000):

£ million
Education (excluding school milk and meals) 260.1
Agricultural education 0.7
Health services under the National Health Service Act, 1946 23.5
Fire 4.9
Child care 6.8
Town planning (excluding grants for blitz re-development 0.3
Road safety 0.2
Traffic patrols 0.4
Registration of electors 0.8
Physical training and recreation (£36,000)
Residential accommodation and temporary accommodation under the National Assistance Act. 1948 0.1
School crossing patrols 0.3