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Expenditure

Volume 979: debated on Monday 25 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will list in the Official Report the amount of returned allocations to his Department in the financial year 1979–80 and its reallocation expressed regionally and by local education authority.

£902,000 of the lump sum allocations for school building in 1979–80 has been surrendered, and additional allocations amounting to £971,000 have been made as follows from these surrenders and a small reserve:

London Boroughs:
£
Bexley30,000
Havering25,000
Hillingdon100,000
Sutton49,000
Waltham Forest150,000
West Midlands:
Solihull8,000
Merseyside:
Wirral25,000
Greater Manchester:
Bury33,000
Wigan175,000
South Yorkshire:
Barnsley76,000
Doncaster15,000
Counties:
Isles of Scilly23,000
Northumberland150,000
Oxfordshire112,000
Resources for 1979–80 are now fully committed.

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what amount of original allocations have been returned to his Department by each of the local education authorities in Greater Manchester; and which authorities in Greater Manchester have made bids for increases in their allocations.

There have been no surrenders by local authorities in Greater Manchester of resources allocated for capital school building in 1979–80. All the authorities in the area except Stockport and Trafford have made bids for increases in their allocations.