§ 27. Mr. Ron Davies
asked the Secretary of State for Transport what proportion of local government budgets is accounted for by transport subsidies in the last financial year; and what is the estimate for the current financial year.
§ Mrs. Chalker
Expenditure on revenue support to public transport and concessionary fares by local authorities in England and Wales is estimated to comprise 3.5 per cent. of total budgeted current expenditure in 1883–84 and 3.6 per cent. in 1984–85.