§ Mr. Barry Jones
asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will publish the total claims on block grants at original budget stage in each year from 1981–82 to 1984–85 for Welsh authorities, showing for each year the percentage over or under claim.
§ Mr. Nicholas Edwards
The information requested is as follows:
Year Total block grant claims £ million Percentage over claims Per cent. 1981–82 728.6 4.58 1982–83 814.9 3.15 1983–84 811.5 1.12 1984–85 807.6 1.08
In no year was there an underclaim.