HC Deb 11 February 1980 vol 978 c495W
Mr. Rippon

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the taxpayers' total contribution to the cost of local government in the Greater London area in 1978–79; and what he estimates it will be in the current financial year.

Mr. King

The latest estimates are:

1978–79 1979–80
Rate support grants 1,133.3 1,252.8
Rate rebates 20.6 25.0
Transport supplementary grants 93.5 113.5
Housing revenue account 453.2 518.6
Specific grants 262.9 319.9