§ Mr. Pawsey
asked the Minister of Transport (1) if he is satisfied that the present grant of approximately £16,250 per annum by his Department to the British Broadcasting Corporation's Motor-694W
§ Mr. Fitt
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1) how many persons in Northern Ireland claimed mobility allowance in the years 1977, 1978 and 1979; and in how many cases the claimants were successful and unsuccessful, respectively;
(2) How many persons in Northern Ireland claimed attendance allowance in the years 1977, 1978 and 1979; and how many claims were admitted and rejected.
§ Mr. Alison
This information is not available in a form which shows the outcome of each individual claim, but the number of claims received in each of the three years and the number of decisions given in those years is as follows:—
ing Unit is sufficient to meet the unit's needs;
(2) if he will increase by £12,000 per annum his Department's contribution to the British Broadcasting Corporation's Motoring Unit;
(3) if he will decrease by £12,000 his Department's present budget of approximately £1.5 million for publicity for the wearing of seat belts.
§ Mr. Fowler
I have some sympathy with the BBC case. However, the matter is currently under discussion and I will make a further statement in due course.