HC Deb 04 May 1976 vol 910 c340W
Mr. Tam Dalyell

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what convenient figures he has readily available for the amount of public funds already spent in promoting the concept of community councils.

Mr. McElhone

Central Government expenditure on publicity in preparation for the establishment of community councils, including the provision of material for local authority use, has been about £28,000. No information is available in respect of expenditure by local authorities.