HC Deb 07 July 1971 vol 820 c371W
1. Mr. Carter

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what plans he has to increase or decrease the Exchequer contribution towards the upkeep and renovation of Great Britain's canal system.

Mr. Eldon Griffiths

Exchequer grant-in-aid to the British Waterways Board in 1971–72 will be £2.5 million, compared with £1.5 million in 1969–70 and £1.85 million in 1970–71.