§ Mr. Kinnock
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what criteria his Department employs in determining distribution of capital expenditure between local authorities.
§ Mr. Graham Page
Capital allocations for locally determined schemes are determined by a formula based on various factors including actual payments in earlier years, population, housing development and non-domestic rateable value. The formula used for 1971–72 was set out in paragraph 23 of the D.O.E. Circular 2/70 (Welsh Office 116/70) and that for 1972–73 in a circular letter dated 28th September, 1970, a copy of which I am placing in the Library.