§ Mr. Nigel Griffiths
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how much will be transferred from the Department of Social Security to Scottish local authorities for their new responsibilities; whether this can be broken down region by region for Scotland; and how these figures are calculated.214W
§ Mr. Lang
The amount of the proposed transfer of resources from the Department of Social Security to Scottish local authorities has not been determined yet. As indicated in the written reply given by my right hon. and learned Friend to my hon. Friend the Member for Tayside, North (Mr. Walker) on 18 July, the first transfer of such funds is now planned for 1993–94.