HC Deb 16 November 1982 vol 32 cc112-3W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he will publish in the Official Report as much detailed information as may be readily available giving details of the amount of grants made by his Department to the London borough of Newham for stated purposes, for each year since May 1979.

Sir Keith Joseph

The only grant paid by the Department to the London borough of Newham is specific grant to cover 90 per cent. of the authority's spending on mandatory awards to students. The amounts of such grant for each academic year since May 1979 are as follows:

Year £ million
1979–80 0.9
1980–81 1.8
1981–82 2.0
1982–83 *2.0

* Provisional.