§ Mr. Michael Morris
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the total cost to local authorities in England and Wales for the latest available year of councillors' attendance allowances; and what proportion this represented of revenue expenditure.427W
§ Mr. Guy Barnett
Local authorities are not required to provide this information on a regular basis. I have, therefore, nothing to add to the answer, based on information gathered for the Robinson committee, which I gave to the hon. Member on 17th July last year.