§ Lord Sefton of Garston
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether they will state the amounts of financial assistance, both capital and revenue, which have been made available since 1979 to (i) London and the South East; and (ii) the rest of the United Kingdom.
§ Lord Reay
Information on central government financial assistance by region is not readily available. Grants in aggregate are published inThe Government's Expenditure Plans 1990–91 to 1992–93 and the information in this publication relating to local authorities in the UK is as follows:
CENTRAL GOVERNMENT GRANTS(1) TO LOCAL AUTHORITIES—UK £m 1984/85 18,979 1985/86 19,141 1986/87 20,560 1987/88 22,023 1988/89 22,293 1989/90 23,456
(1) Revenue/Rate Support Grant, current specific grants and capital grants.