HC Deb 30 November 1983 vol 49 c498W
Mr. Michael Forsyth

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will list the statutory powers under which he is authorised to make payments of any kind to non-Government bodies, including individuals, the total amount paid under each such statutory power in 1982–83 and the number of staff involved in making such payments.

Mr. Prior

[pursuant to the reply, 24 November 1983, c. 317]: The information as requested is not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. However, the following information is available in respect of non-statutory bodies.

Statutory power Amount paid in 1982–83
Housing (NI) Order 1981 29,155,157
Housing and Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (NI) 1946 120,854
Housing (NI) Order 1983 none
Road Traffic (NI) Order 1981 85,095
Wild Birds Protection Acts (NI) 1931–68 27,652
The Amenity Lands Act (NI) 1966 61,208
Social Need (Grants) Act (NI) 1970 none
Recreation and Youth Service (NI) Order 1973 1,122,873
Recreation and Youth Service (NI) Order 1973 as amended by the Recreation (NI) Order 1975 827,589
Community Relations (Amendment) (NI) Order 1975 152,072
Education and Libraries (NI) Order 1972 and the Education and Library Services, etc., Grants Regulations (NI) 1973 3,310,698
Agriculture Act (NI) 1949 205,902
Seed Potato (Improvement) Scheme (NI) 1982 133,000
Health and Personal Social Services (NI) Order 1972 1,439,700
Children and Young Persons Act (NI) 1968 315,559
Employment and Training Act (NI) 1950 15,772,013
Health and Safety at Work (NI) Order 1978 4,322
Industrial Relations (NI) Order 1976 35,000
Disabled Persons (Employment) Act (NI) 1945 390,900
Industrial Development (NI) Order 1982 50,405
Appropriation (NI) Order 1982 and the Appropriation (No. 2) (NI) Order 1982 907,482
Children and Young Persons Act (NI) 1968 and the Probation Act (NI) 1950 298,007

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