§ Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will give the amounts of financial aid or support given by his Department to the London borough of Newham for stated purposes for each year since May 1979.
§ Mr. Raison
The available information is as follows:
Financial Year Civil Defence Grant Grant paid under section 11 of the Local Government Act 1966 £ £ 1979–80 528 770,030 1980–81 717 675,104 1981–82 Nil* 824,920
* Civil defence grants are paid one year in arrears. A claim for £840 has been submitted to the district auditor.