HC Deb 30 October 1995 vol 265 cc55-6W
Ms Ruddock

To ask the Secretary of State for the

Sir Paul Beresford

The only body, based in South Yorkshire, to which the Secretary of State makes public appointments is the Sheffield development corporation. For this body, I have provided three tables, giving the information requested. Table 1 shows the total annual budget broken down into total expenditure and total grant in aid for the four financial years between 1992 and 1996, 1995–96 being an estimate. Table 2 shows the number of appointments and reappointments for the calendar years 1992 to 1995 and table 3 shows the current composition of the SDC board.

Sheffield development corporation Table 1: Total annual budget
Year Total expenditure £ Total grant in aid £
1992–93 14,056,000 13,185,000
1993–94 16,003,000 12,000,000
1994–95 16,122,000 9,700,000
1995–96 117,153,000 18,600,000
1 Estimated.
Table 2: Number of appointments and reappointments
Year Number of new appointments Number of re-appointments
1992 3 4
1993 1 4
1994 1 6
1995 0 3

Environment if he will provide a breakdown, by type, of the land management agreements in existence between land owners and English Nature for the current financial year in the county of Suffolk, giving the amount of funding in each category. [40148]

Mr. Gummer

In the current financial year, the following management agreements under sections 15 and 16 of the Countryside Act 1968 are in existence in the county of Suffolk:

Section Number Cost
S15 29 104,030
S16 5 94,818