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Newham

Volume 115: debated on Tuesday 5 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what has been the block grant, and the housing investment programme allocation for the London borough of Newham for each year since 1979 expressed in constant prices.

£ million (constant 86/87 prices)

Block grant

Housing investment programme allocation

1979–80

180·7

43·1
1980–81

180·4

36·2
1981–8271·319·8
1982–8381·426·4
1983–8481·723·2
1984–8573·825·5
1985–8677·322·2
1986–87

266·4

21·7
1987–88

275·8

16·8
Cash values have been converted to constant 1986/87 prices using the GDP deflator.

1 Not comparable with grant paid in later years; arrangements for paying grant changed in 1981/82 when the 'Needs and Resources' elements of grant were replaced by Block Grant.

2 Not comparable with grant paid in earlier years because of the abolition of the GLC.

3 Figures for 1987/88 are estimates of likely grant entitlement when the Supplementary Report 1987/88 has been approved by Parliament.