§ Mr. Alton
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment (1) if he will make a statement on the operation of Liverpool city council repair and renovation grants from 1987 to 1990;
(2) how much was allocated from central funds to Liverpool city council from 1987 to 1989 for housing repairs and renovation.
§ Mr. Key
In these years, Liverpool city council has operated an extensive programme of improvement grants to the private stock through a rolling programme in general improvement areas and housing action areas. Expenditure has averaged £10 million per annum from 1986–87 to 1989–90. From 1986–87 to 1990–91, the combined housing investment programme and estate action allocations to Liverpool city council have been:
£ million 1986–87 27.50 1987–88 24.80 1988–89 19.85 1989–90 21.68 1990–91 37.95