§ Mr. Simon Hughes
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the level of funding made from the National Heritage Memorial Fund for the purposes of safeguarding landscape features and wildlife habitats in each of the last five years; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Baldry
Grants made available by the trustees of the National Heritage Memorial Fund to assist in the acquisition, maintenance or preservation of land of scenic and/or scientific interest over the last five financial years were as follows:
£ million 1986–87 1.429 1987–88 1.500 1988–89 1.157 1989–90 5.887 1990–91 1.071