HC Deb 14 March 1977 vol 928 cc7-8W
Mr. Lipton

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the total of grant aid under the Urban Programme paid in 1975–76 to each recipient local authority.

Mr. John

Following is the information:

Local Authority Urban Programme grant paid in 1975–76
London Authorities
Barking 14,299
Barnet 52,960
Bexley 1,688
Brent 316,050
Bromley 12,202
Camden 203,612
Croydon 72,700
Ealing 107,075
Enfield 7,898
Greater London Council 33,969
Greenwich 22,181
Hackney 254,461
Hammersmith 153,639
Haringey 423,072
Harrow 8,628
Havering 16,685

of those who leave Southern Rhodesia to avoid serving in the forces of the regime to seek sanctuary and temporary settlement in Great Britain.

Dr. Summerskill

No. There is a variety of circumstances in which men seek temporary or permanent entry to the United Kingdom and give as a reason the desire to avoid military service in Rhodesia. Such applications will continue to be considered on their merits.