§ Mr. Sproat
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what has been the total cost, including all main constituent costs
Expenditure in 1976–77 Estimate for 1978–79 £ £ The Council for the Welsh Language 3,488 5,000 The Historic Buildings Council for Wales 1,443 3,000 The Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales 152,010 244,000 The Rent Assessment Panel for Wales 59,891 55,000 The Welsh Council 6,938 10,000
The total cost of the area health authorities in Wales and the Welsh Health Technical Services Organisation for 1976
Expenditure in 1976–77 Estimate for 1978–79 £ £ Area Health Authorities Revenue 280,332,000 344,900,000 Capital 6,559,000 9,100,000 The Welsh Health Technical Services Organisation Revenue 1,768,000 2,200,000 Capital 11,832,000 13,200,000
Summarised accounts of these authorities are laid before the House and are available in the Library.
All the other bodies publish reports and annual accounts, copies of which are available in the Library.
The Mid-Wales Development Corporation's functions were assumed by the Development Board for Rural Wales at its inception on 1st April 1977 and the Board's annual accounts for 1977–78 will be presented to the House later this year.732W
such as expenditure on their own programmes, wages, rent, heating, lighting, and maintenance, etc., for the last 12 months for which figures are available, of running the following bodies: area health authorities, the Council for the Welsh Language, the Cwmbran Development Corporation, the Historic Building Council for Wales, the Land Authority for Wales, the Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales, the Mid-Wales Development Corporation, the Rent Assessment Panel for Wales, the Sports Council for Wales, the Welsh Council, the Welsh Development Agency, the Welsh Health Technical Services Organisation, and the Welsh National Water Development Authority, respectively; and what are the projected costs for each body for 1978–79.
§ Mr. Alec Jones
Expenditure by the following bodies is wholly borne on Welsh Office Votes. The cost of their general administrative expenses, and so on, in the year 1976–77, with estimates for 1978–79, are as follows:
77 and estimates for 1978–79 are as follows:
Estimates for 1978–79 assistance by grant in aid and subsidies to those bodies which are borne on Welsh Office Votes are as follows:
£ The Sports Council for Wales 1,849,000 The Welsh Development Agency (including provision for public dividend capital) 44,593,000 The Development Board for Rural Wales 4,528,000