§ 1992. Mrs. Dunwoody
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how much grant in aid the Rural Development Commission received in(a) 1979 and (b)
§ Mr. Maclean
In 1979–80 the development commission was issued a grant of £16.126 million to meet expenditure of £18.257 million. For 1992–93 grant in aid of £11.969 365W million was approved by Parliament, prior to the 1992 summer recess, for the Rural Development Commission enabling it to spend up to £38.939 million. In both years, the balance between grant in aid and gross expenditure is accounted for by receipts.