§ Mr. Michael
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what formula has been used to determine the element within standard spending assessment for local authorities in Wales for the costs of implementing the Children Act 1989 in the current financial year.
§ Mr. Nicholas Bennett
The formulae for calculating authorities' standard spending assessment in 1991–92 are set out in the Welsh Revenue Support Grant Distribution Report (No. 2) approved by Parliament on 29 January 1991.