§ 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.