§ 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.