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Volume 174: debated on Tuesday 12 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what was the spending on the community insulation programme in (i) each region, (ii) England as a whole, (iii) Wales and (iv) Great Britain in each year from 1983–84 and estimated for 1989–90.

Information on expenditure on community insulation projects operated under the community programme from 1983–84 to 1987–88 is not readily available. Expenditure for Great Britain in 1988–89 was £6·34 million, but is not readily available by region. Expenditure in 1989 is shown in the table.

£ million
Yorkshire and Humberside1·10
North West0·94
West Midlands0·54
East Midlands and Eastern0·33
South West0·38
South East0·29
Great Britain110·08
1 The figure for Great Britain includes expenditure in Scotland and on nationally contracted provision.

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment (1) what was the number of draught-proofing jobs completed so far in the current year and completed in the equivalent periods of 1987, 1988 and 1989 for (a) the London borough of Camden and (b) the London borough of Islington; and what were the full-year figures for 1987, 1988 and 1989.