HC Deb 25 January 1983 vol 35 cc414-5W
Mr. Pawsey

asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will give details of the grants made by his Department to local authorities and certain transport and port undertakings.

Mr. David Howell

I expect my Department to make the following grants in 1982–83:

£ million
Grants Local authorities and passenger transport executives Nationalised industries Private sector Port undertakings
Local roads to be included in trunk road network 15
Principal roads (remanet) 2
Local Employment Act 1 1
Travel concessions 2
New buses 20 12 4
Freight facilities 1 5
British Rail passenger service obligations 842
Normalisation of railway accounts 20
Railway research 2 4
Bus fuel duty rebate 55 45 6
Port of London Authority and Mersey Docks and Harbour Company 88
Driver and vehicle licensing 1
Transport supplementary grants 457
Agency payments on behalf of the European Community (European Regional Development Fund grants) 12 1 4

The basis of the various grants is explained in the Supply Estimates (Class VI, Votes 1–5 and Class XVIII, Vote 19).

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