HC Deb 18 December 1972 vol 848 c274W
Mr. R. W. Elliott

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when he expects to announce his decision on the application for infrastructure grant for the Tyneside Rapid Transit system.

Mr. Peyton

I have today informed the Chairman of the Tyneside Passenger Transport Authority that the Government will pay grant at 75 per cent. on the total estimated cost of £65.5 million.

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