HC Deb 07 March 1968 vol 760 cc121-2W
42. Mr. Goodhart

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what are the figures for public capital investment for sport and physical recreation for the three categories defined in Command Paper No. 2177 of October 1963 for 1966–67; and what are the estimated figures for 1967–68.

Mr. Denis Howell

I will, with permission, circulate the best estimates that are available in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the information:

To the nearest £0.1 million
1966–67 1967–68
A. Facilities exclusively for Sport
Local authorities 5.0 7.0
Voluntary organisations 0.8 1.2
Youth Service 0.4 0.4
Educational Institutions 11.4 12.1
Total A 17.6 20.7
B. Facilities for General Physical Recreation
Local authorities 1.2 2.0
Royal Parks and Pleasure Gardens 0.2 0.1
National Parks 0.1 0.2
Total B 1.5 2.3
C. Facilities used partly for Sport and Physical Recreation
Local authorities 0.7 0.9
Voluntary organisations 0.5 0.5
Youth Service 3.0 3.4
Total C 4.2 4.8
Total A, Band C 23.3 27.8

Note: The figures are based on forecasts of expenditure for the years concerned. They indicate the general level of expenditure on the best sources available at the time they were compiled.

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