To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the total annual expenditure of his Department on the Isle of Wight, including the cost of administration. 
The annual expenditure of my Department on the Isle of Wight during the year 1995–96 was over £69 million.The indicative or planned expenditure for 19961995–97 is over £71 million.
These figures include:
|Housing investment programme allocation||1,797,000||1,616,000|
|Revenue support grant||40,369,000||39,880,000|
|Regional innovation grant (approximately)||80,000||80,000|
|SRB challenge fund||Nil||169,000|