HC Deb 21 March 2001 vol 365 cc247-8W
Mr. Kaufman

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will set out, with statistical information relating as directly as possible to the constituency, the effects on the Manchester, Gorton constituency of his Department's policies and actions since 17 November 2000. [154497]

Ms Beverley Hughes

The principal funding which this Department has provided to Manchester in 2000—01 is shown in the table. It includes grants and borrowings approvals for revenue and capital expenditure.

It is not possible to determine how much money has been spent since November 2000 or how much has been spent in the Gorton constituency. It is for the local authority to decide where within its boundary these resources are applied.

£ million
Nature of funding 2000—01
Revenue Support Grant 282.3
Income from National Non-Domestic Rates 119.6
Housing Investment Programme 49.0
Transport Block Supplementary Credit Approval 4.5