§ Mr. McKelvey
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how much has been spent in current prices on the local authority insulation programme for each year since 1974.
§ Sir George Young
Information is available only on spending specifically on the local authority energy conservation programme and under the homes insulation scheme from their introduction in 1978.
Energy Conservation Programme and Home Insulation Scheme: Great Britain £ million (current prices) Local authorities' energy conservation programme* Home insulation scheme: grants paid 1978–79 16.0 9.3 1979–80 34.7 15.6 1980–81 17.5 17.1 1981–82 13.1 25.5 1982–83 4.0 12.9 first half (provisional) * Expenditure incurred during the period in England and Wales, in Scotland cost of works completed in the period. Figures for Wales not collected after 1980–81.