§ Mr. Tipping
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what have been the costs to date of running the residuary bodies established under section 22 of the Local Government Act 1992. 
§ Sir Paul Beresford
Total net expenditure by the local government residuary body (England) in 1995–96 was £190,000. Forecast total net expenditure for 1996–97 is £400,000, some £268,000 of which represents payment to the East Riding of Yorkshire council for maintenance of archives of the former Humberside county council.