HC Deb 16 April 1981 vol 3 c273W
Mr. Pendry

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will announce the percentage increase of grant-in-aid for the Northern Ireland Sports Council to cover recurrent expenditure over the period 1980–81 to 1981–82.

Mr. John Patten

The Northern Ireland Sports Council's estimated budget for this financial year was received on 1 April, and is still being examined. I shall write to the hon. Member shortly.