HC Deb 12 March 1984 vol 56 c23W
Mr. Murphy

.asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what information he has on the level of grant-related expenditure by local authorities which is spent on purposes covered by section 137 of the Local Government Act 1972.

Mr. Waldegrave

Based on returns from 98 per cent. of local authorities expenditure under section 137 in England in 1982–83 was £59.3 million. There is no specific grant related expenditure in relation to section 137.