§ Mr. Lilleyasked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish, for each local authority in England (a) the percentage by which its expenditure is above or below its grant-related expenditure assessment in 1985–86, (b) the rank order of spending relative to grant-related expenditure in 1985–86 within each authority's class, (c) its percentage above or below its expenditure target in 1985–86, (d) the rank order of spending relative to target in 1985–86 within each authority's class, (e) the cash growth (as a percentage) in net expenditure between 1978–79 and 1985–86, (f) the rank order of percentage growth in net current expenditure between 1978–79 and 1985–86 within each authority's class, (g) the cash growth (as a percentage) in net current expenditure between 1981–82 and 1985–86 and (h) the rank order of percentage growth in net current expenditure between 1981–82 and 1985–86 within each authority's class.

§ Mr. WaldegraveI have today placed in the Library tables which give the information requested.