HC Deb 08 March 2001 vol 364 cc273-4W
Ms Oona King

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what level of grant he will set for the Greater London Authority for 2001. [153069]

Mr. Meacher

The following table displays, for each of the past three years1, reported fatal and major injuries to workers and fatal and non-fatal injuries to members of the public in the construction industry.

The statistics are compiled from reports by employers and others under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases, and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR). Major and non-fatal injuries are defined as major injuries to workers (e.g. amputations, fractures and injuries which lead to 24 hours stay in hospital) and to members of the public, which lead to immediate transfer to hospital. Overnight stays in hospital are not reported.

1 Data covers period 1 April to 31 March.

Mr. Hill

GLA Transport grant is determined annually after consultation with the Mayor of London under section 101 of the GLA Act 1999. The Secretary of State has today determined the level of grant for 2001–02 at £707,088,000.