§ Mr. Don Foster
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what his policy is on how money received as light dues may be spent. 
§ Mr. Jamieson
The provisions of section 211(2) of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 define how monies paid into the General Lighthouse Fund (GLF) are spent. My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State has responsibility for the management of the fund and sanctions all expenditure by the General Lighthouse Authorities.