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Grampian Regional Council (Transport Policy)

Volume 929: debated on Tuesday 29 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish in the Official Report the sum of money under the resources or needs element of rate support grant available to Grampian Regional Council for the support of an integrated transport policy.

Rate support grant is paid in aid of the revenues of local authorities generally and not in respect of particular functions. The current estimate of total rate support grant payable to Grampian Regional Council in 1977–78 is £67·58 million, of which £3·64 million is the domestic element, £50·28 million is the needs element and £13·66 million is the resources element.