§ Ms. Walley
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what account he takes of the number of high-risk food premises within a local authority area when determining local authority expenditure.432W
§ Mrs. Virginia Bottomley
Is assessing local authorities' expenditure needs my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State takes into account environmental health duties. This is determined by a number of factors including the total floor spaces of shops and restaurants in an authority's area.