§ Mr. Pardoe
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he is satisfied about the working of the Field Monuments Act 1972; and if he will give details of payments made through its acknowledgement payments scheme, for each year of the Act's operation.
§ Mr. John Silkin
No. My right hon. Friend is, therefore, considering its future, in consultation with his Scottish and Welsh colleagues. Payments made in England were:
1972 (Oct-Dec.) 24, totaling£517 1973 194, totaling £4,777 1974 365, totaling£7,826