HC Deb 14 February 1991 vol 185 c543W
Sir Ian Lloyd

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will publish a table listing the total capital expenditure on leisure centres and swimming baths by local authorities in the last five years for which detailed information is available.

Mr. Portillo

Following is the information:

Year Leisure centres Swimming pools
1984–85 107.914 35.429
1985–86 63.998 25.534
1986–87 76.687 34.672
1987–88 87.783 51.056
1988–89 105.223 51.311

Figures are shown in £ million.

NB: For the years 1987–88 and 1988–89 the figures for leisure centres include expenditure on indoor sports and community centres; for the years 1984–85, 1985–86 and 1986–87 data were collected under the heading sports and recreation centres.