HC Deb 13 January 1971 vol 809 cc69-70W
Mr. Dormand

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is 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 for England are shown in the following table. The grant payments represent 85 per cent. of the net eligible costs in the development areas and 75 per cent. in the intermediate and derelict land clearance areas.

authority, Staffordshire County Council, to proceed with a lighting scheme including this length of the A525 through Madeley Village. It is hoped that work will commence shortly.