HC Deb 14 April 1978 vol 947 cc555-7W
Mr. Brocklebank-Fowler

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish in the Official Report a table showing the estimates made by local authorities in Eastern England of costs to them arising out of storm and flood

March 1978 are not yet available, but details at 30th September 1977 have been included to show the latest recorded position.

Property Services Agency—Directly Employed Labour engaged on Maintenance for period 30th March 1968 to 30th September 1977
31.3.68 30,066
31.3.69 28,987
31.3.70 26,816
31.3.71 24,869
31.3.72 23,367
31.3.73 21,770
31.3.74 20,011
31.3.75 19,611
31.3.76 19,753
31.3.77 19,194
30.9.77 18,739

damage of 11th January and the product of a 1 penny rate in each case.

Mr. Shore

All local authorities in Eastern England affected by the storms were asked on 24th February to submit estimates of their emergency expenditure. Apart from one, some details of whose estimates are being clarified, no local authority has yet provided the information asked for.

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