§ Mr. Ovenden
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how the allocation to Kent county council to cover financial assistance towards village halls and other community projects in 1979–80 compares with the bid by that authority; and what are the comparable figures for 1978–79.
§ Miss Margaret Jackson
The bids received from Kent for 1978–79 and 1979–80 and the allocations offered axe as follows:
Bid Allocation £ £ 1978–79 77,425 55,400 1979–80 335,343 149,900