HC Deb 20 January 1975 vol 884 cc245-6W
Mr. Cormack

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the estimated sum to be spent by his Department on the preservation of historic buildings during the current financial year.

Mr. Crosland

The total amount for which the Historic Buildings Council for England is authorised to recommend grant for buildings of outstanding architectural or historic interest in 1974–75 is £1.5 million. This is in addition to expenditure on historic buildings in Crown ownership or guardianship.