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Cash Limits

Volume 86: debated on Monday 11 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has any plans to change the cash limits for 1985–86 within his responsibility; and if he will make a statement.

Yes. The increase of £6,845,000 in the cash limit for class XV, vote 3 (Regional and general industrial support, Scotland) announced by my right hon. Friend, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, on 18 July 1985 at columns 253-54 has been removed. This has been done as a contribution towards the £18,748,000 increase in provision on class XV, vote 5 (Regional Assistance, Scotland) in respect of which my right hon. Friend has today presented a Winter Supplementary Estimate.

£000
VoteCurrent Cash LimitReductionRevised Limit
XV, 3 Regional and General Industrial Support, Scotland138,4476,845131,602