HC Deb 26 January 1989 vol 145 cc739-40W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what information he has on the likely level of the rate

allocations excluding any allowance for the traffic control systems unit for each London borough for 1986–87, 1987–88, 1988–89 and 1989–90 are as follows:

precept for London Regional Transport for the forthcoming year; what percentage increase this represents over the current year; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Portillo

I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State to m y hon. Friend the Member for Harrow, East (Mr. Dykes) on 19 December at column12. The proposed levy for 1989–90 would represent an increase of 50 per cent. over the 1988–89 levy.