§ Mr. Carter-Jones
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the grant-related expenditure assessment for the provision of school crossing patrols in each of the metropolitan county council areas; and how that compares with the actual level of spending on those patrols by each of the metropolitan county councils in the latest available year.
§ Mr. Waldegrave
The figures for 1982–83 are as follows:
Grant-related expenditure Expenditure £ £ Greater Manchester council 825,000 1,563,260 Merseyside county council 434,000 816,858 South Yorkshire county council 449,000 793,688 Tyne and Wear county council 388,000 774,967 West Midlands county council 683,000 1,048,509 West Yorkshire county council 658,000 712,352
The GRE figures are those notified to authorities at the time of the 1982–83 RSG settlement and include a small amount of general administration. The expenditure figures are authorities' provisional outturn expenditure for 1982–83, as reported in revenue outturn forms.