HC Deb 30 October 1990 vol 178 cc468-9W
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