§ 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.