§ Mrs. Peacock
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what estimate he has made of the level of funding from his Department for the provision of public services by Kirklees metropolitan council in 1996–97; and what were the equivalent figures in recent years. 
§ Sir Paul Beresford
The main Government grants are revenue support grant and redistributed national non-domestic rates. Kirklees MBC received £222.623 million in 1996–97, £211.726 million 1995–96 and £211.844 million in 1994–95 from these sources.