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Civil Defence

Volume 115: debated on Tuesday 28 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) if he will list the amount of grant aid being given to each district and county council under regulations 4(1)(b) and 5(1)(c), respectively, of the Civil Defence

Building workEquipment purchases
CountyDistrictCountyDistrict
££££
Avon51,5001,00028,500
Bedfordshire14,000167,0001,100
Berkshire130,3005,3806,000
Buckinghamshire14,00038,50011,800
Cambridgeshire60,0004,610
Cheshire92,7004,060
Cleveland1,860
Cornwall155,500
Cumbria204,000400
Derbyshire1,5004,500
Devon4,800188,000
Dorset30,40046,0009,50011,500
Durham7,00028,0001,150
Dyfed35,000
Essex11,00045,000
South Glamorgan17,0004,930
West Glamorgan39,0001,320
Gloucestershire115,00010,000
Greater Manchester2,708
Gwent30,0008,00015,000
Hampshire23,500
Hertfordshire32,8803,520
Humberside20,00010,0004,470
Isle of Wight9,000560
Kent70,000425,00010,00065,000
Lancashire20,000126,000
Leicestershire60,000
Lincolnshire620
London3,4512,660
Merseyside12,500
Norfolk372,000
Northumberland1,680
Nottinghamshire46,000
Oxfordshire253,3003,00021,200
Powys4601,020
Shropshire660
Somerset77,30061,500
Staffordshire49,97397,000
Suffolk13,2502,000
Surrey33,500213,500
East Sussex1,80025,05016,900
West Sussex5,0005,000
Tyne and Wear2,000166,7815,852
Wiltshire4,60060,680
North Yorkshire8,20050,000

(General Local Authority Functions) Regulations 1983 for establishing, equipping or maintaining emergency centres during the current financial year;

(2) if he will list those district and county councils which have applied for grant aid under regulations 4(1) (b) and 5(1) (c.) respectively of the Civil Defence (General Local Authority Functions) Regulations 1983 to establish, equip or maintain emergency centres during the current financial year.

The amount of grant aid to be paid to each county and district council for establishing and equipping emergency centres during the current financial year will not be known until audited claims have been received. However, county authorities have submitted estimates for 1987–88 as shown, and expenditure incurred in accordance with agreed estimates will be eligible for grant aid at 75 per cent. Expenditure on maintaining emergency centres is not eligible for civil defence grant aid.