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Civil Defence

Volume 82: debated on Wednesday 10 July 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will state, for each of the financial years from 1980–81 to 1987–88, the actual or projected figures for (a) total civil defence expenditure from his Department's budget and (b) expenditure on grants-in-aid to local authorities for civil defence purposes.

[pursuant to his reply, 5 July 1985, c. 282]: The figures are as follows:

(a) Total Expenditure (Net)*(b) Grant in Aid to Local Authorities
(£'000)(£'000)
1980–81 outturn12,2274,546
1981–82 outturn16,4436,160
1982–83 outturn26,7557,162
1983–84 outturn36,9799,406
1984–85 estimated outturn41,42011,132
1985–86 supply estimate44,27911,989
1986–87 projected figure45,14013,736
1987–88 projected figure45,07015,468
* Includes expenditure on major Home Office building projects undertaken by PSA.