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Homeless Persons

Volume 126: debated on Monday 1 February 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list, for all local authorities in the south-west region, the amount they applied for and received of the £1·3 million allocated to the south-west region as part of the additional £44·7 million made available for housing projects for the homeless.

The information is as follows:

Local authorityBid £'000Allocation £'000
Avon
Bath450150
Bristol250200
Woodspring450
Cornwall
Caradon75
Carrick82
Kerrier310
Penwith200
Restormel185
Isles of Scilly320160
Devon
Exeter184
South Hams200
Teignbridge60
Torridge40
Dorset
Bournemouth200
East Dorset150
North Dorset210210
Poole130100
Purbeck257125
West Dorset500

Local authority

Bid £'000

Allocation £'000

Weymouth and Portland360160

Gloucestershire

Cheltenham500
Gloucester400
Stroud400

Somerset

Mendip220
Sedgemoor200
South Somerset15080
Taunton Dene175

Wiltshire

Kennet200115
North Wiltshire300
West Wiltshire210

Of the additional £44·7 million announced by my right hon. Friend on 3 November, £25·7 million was allocated for schemes to combat homelessness.