§ Mr. Alton
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment, pursuant to his reply of 7 March, Official Report, column 286, to the hon. Member for Liverpool, West Derby (Mr. Wareing) what allowances for Croxteth hall and park were made available in the 1986–87 rate support grant settlement; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mrs. Rumbold
£0.6 million of expenditure on Croxteth hall, and £0.3 million on Croxteth park, was assumed to pass from Merseyside county council to Liverpool city council. Liverpool's grant-related expenditure for museums and galleries increased by £0.9 million and for recreation by £0.4 million.