§ Mr. David Watkins
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services at what level the redistribution policy of the Resource Allocation Working Party will be applied to each of the underfunded regions in 1980–81.
§ Dr. Vaughan
: For 1980–81 the growth rates given to those regions which are currently below the target assessed under the formula established by the resource allocation working party are :
Trent 0.6 North-Western 0.6 Northern 0.6 East Anglian 0.6 West Midlands 0.6 South-Western 0.6 Wessex 0.5 Yorkshire 0.5 Mersey 0.5 Oxford 0.5