§ Mr. Ian Stewart
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will set out, including statistical information relating as directly as possible to the Eccles constituency, the effects on Eccles of his Department's policies and actions since 2 May 1997. 
§ Ms Beverley Hughes
The principal funding which this Department has provided to Salford in 1997–98 to 2000–01 is shown in the table. This includes grants and borrowings approvals for revenue and capital expenditure.
It is not possible to determine how much money has been spent on Eccles. It is for the local authority to decide where within its boundary these resources are invested.