HC Deb 22 November 1977 vol 939 cc637-8W
Mr. Roper

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment which of the local authority powers referred to in paragraph 54 of the White Paper on Policy for the Inner Cities will apply to Bolton metropolitan borough and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Guy Barnett

It is our intention that the powers in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) of paragraph 54 will apply to Bolton

Cambridgeshire Norfolk Suffolk
£ £ £
1975–76 1,571,100 901,000 730,200
1976–77 1,998,200 1,921,600 1,592,500
1977–78 457,000 1,439,000 1,068,000

TSG is a block grant towards local authority transport expenditure. It is not specific to particular aspects of local transport spending and is supplementary to Exchequer assistance for this expenditure provided through the rate support grant. It is paid on expenditure by counties accepted for TSG purposes that arises above a common threshold based on population. Because of the operation of the threshold relatively small changes in accepted levels of spending can result in relatively large variations in TSG. Such expenditure as is not met

Metropolitan Borough. These will en able loans to be given for land purchase and works on land and industrial improvement areas to be established.

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