HC Deb 21 December 1989 vol 164 cc383-4W
Mr. Thornton

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will provide estimates showing for each financial year from 1987–88 to 1990–91 the amount of actual or planned expenditure on section 11 grant.

Mr. John Patten

The amount of grant paid, or estimated to be paid under section 11 of the Local Government Act 1966 for the years in question is set as follows. This represents the Home Office element (75 per cent.) of the total expenditure, the remainder being the local authority contribution.

Financial year Grant £ million
1987–88 93
1988–89 89
1989–90 115
1990–91 110

The figure for the current year includes anticipated payments in respect of earlier years.