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Volume 115: debated on Wednesday 6 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list those measures taken by his Department since 1979 which have specifically benefited the borough of Bournemouth.

A full answer could be provided only at disproportionate cost. However, the following capital allocations and grant or subsidy payments have been made in respect of Bournemouth borough since 1979:

£ '000
Capital allocations to the borough council (since 1981–82 when the present system came into effect)45,900
Capital allocations to housing associations2,700
Rate support grant (including domestic rate relief)63,156
Housing subsidy payments to the borough council19,000
Housing association grant payments5,200
Listed building grants75
Urban programme grants5