§ Mr. Dormand
asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government if he will state the amount of grant paid each year to date to local authorities, shown by counties, county boroughs and county districts, respectively, under Section 20 of the Industrial Development Act, 1966, and the percentage which this represents of the total cost.
§ Mr. Graham Page
The figures are shown in the table below.
In general, grant paid to these authorities by the Exchequer will represent 85 per cent. of the net eligible costs. Three grants of a total of £20,000 were paid to the Lancashire County Council in March, 1970, representing 75 per cent. of eligible costs.
scheme of which my right hon. Friend has approved the total costs.