HC Deb 12 March 1982 vol 19 c507W
Mr. Gordon Wilson

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will state the total amount of housing support grant, in real terms, for each year from 1974–75 to 1982–83.

Mr. Rifkind

The total of housing support grant, for each year since it was introduced in 1979–80, is as follows:

Year £ million
1979–80 213.4
1980–81 228.2
1981–82 161.9
1982–83 134.4

The figures for the years 1979–80 to 1981–82 include the provision made in both the main orders and subsequent variation orders. The figure for 1982–83 is the figure in the main order.