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Recreational Facilities

Volume 84: debated on Monday 21 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what has been the total cost to the Exchequer of all community recreational facilities in Ulster for each year since 1970.

Government expenditure directly related to community recreational facilities in Northern Ireland was as follows:

£
1970–71683,482
1971–721,048,469
1972–731,324,908
1973–742,530,435
1974–754,469,550
1975–766,205,267
1976–777,242,340
1977–787,460,346
1978–798,270,274
1979–809,534,630
1980–819,858,927
1981–827,662,269
1982–8310,416,527
1983–849,725,078
1984–858,485,382
In addition some £9·6 million has been provided towards the provision of tourist amenities, many of which have also made a useful contribution to community recreational facilities. Projects undertaken through the action for community employment scheme and by Enterprise Ulster have included community recreational schemes but details of such expenditure could only be provided at disproportionate cost.