§ Ms Buck
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list each category of grant, and the amount of each grant, paid by his Department to(a) Westminster and (b) Kensington and Chelsea in (i) 1997–98, (ii) 1998–99, (iii) 1999–2000 and (iv) 2000–01; and what the projected figure is for 2001–02. 
§ Mr. Straw
The following table shows grants paid by the Home Office to the London boroughs of Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea in 1997–98, 1998–99, 1999–2000 and 2000–01; and projected payments for 2000–02:
number of senior police staff hours per annum which are devoted to initiating, writing and checking bids for central funds. 715W
§ Mr. Charles Clarke
The information requested is not centrally available. It could be obtained only by asking the forces that had submitted requests for special grants to estimate the time involved in the preparation of their bids.