§ Mr. Kilfedder
asked the Lord President of the Council how many parties have applied for financial assistance under the terms of the resolution of the House on finance for Opposition parties in Parliament; how much money each party has received; and what has been the total expenditure, pursuant to this resolution, to date.
§ Mr. Edward Short
Five of the six Opposition parties in Parliament eligible to claim financial assistance under the terms of the resolution of the House of 20th March 1975 have applied for such assistance. Amounts received to date by each party are as follows:
Conservative Party £150,000.00 Liberal Party £33,234.00 Scottish National Party £9,698.00 Plaid Cymru £2,331.00 Social Democratic Labour Party £952.50 Total £196,215.50