HC Deb 14 December 1987 vol 124 cc348-9W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if, further to his answer of 30 October, he will give a functional and geographical breakdown of United Kingdom programmed civil defence expenditure in 1987–88.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

[holding answer 4 December 1987]: Information is not available in the form requested, but programmed expenditure for United Kingdom Departments in 1987–88 is as follows:

Department £ million
Cabinet Office 0.35
Central Office of Information 0.05
Department of Energy 0.25
Department of the Environment 2.20
Department of Health and Social Security 2.00
Department of Trade and Industry 0.10
Department of Transport 4.90
Welsh Office 0.40
Home Office 69.20
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 20.80
Department of Employment 0.10
Scottish Home and Health Department 7.95
Northern Ireland Office 2.00
Total 110.30

Revisions in some Departments' assessments of their programmed civil defence expenditure account for the difference between the total and the figure given on 30 October in reply to the hon. Member.

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