HC Deb 22 February 1978 vol 944 c688W
Mr. William Hamilton

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give a detailed breakdown of the figure for 1978–79 of £331 million as expenditure, on Scotland on other environmental services as shown in Table 4.1 of the Command Paper No. 7049-II, the Government's Expenditure Plans 1978–79 to 1981–82; and what are the comparable figures for 1981–82.

Mr. Millan

The following table breaks down the figures in table 4.1 under the same heads as in table 2.8.

£ million at 1977 Survey prices
1978–79 1981–82
Water supply and conservation and sewerage
Other services:
Capital 61 65
Current 33 33
Local environmental services:
Capital 63 68
Current 147 151
Urban programme 13 20
Community ownership of development land 6 8
Royal palaces and royal parks*
Historic buildings and ancient monuments* 1 1
Central and miscellaneous environmental services 7 7
Total 331 353
* Expenditure on Ancient monuments and Royal parks which is to be transferred from Department of Environment to Scottish Office votes from 1st April 1978 is not included.

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