§ Mr. Pavitt
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he has given an additional grant to the Association of Metropolitan Authorities in order to meet the costs arising from the proposed occupation of new headquarters at 35 Great Smith Street, London SW1.
§ Mrs. Rumbold
No. The Department of the Environment does not provide financial support to the Association of Metropolitan Authorities or any of the other local authority associations, which are funded by subscriptions from member authorities.