§ Mr. Snape
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will list in theOfficial Report the community care grants expenditure in respect of the Department of Social Security offices in Smethwick and West Bromwich for the year 1988–89; what percentage these figures are of the total amount of community care grants allocations for those offices in Smethwick and West Bromwich for the year 1988–89; and what arrangements are made so far as the disposal of the surplus expenditure for 1988–89 is concerned.
§ Mr. Peter Lloyd
The 1988–89 outturn data for individual local offices will be placed in the Library shortly.
Local office allocations are made for a financial year. Unspent balances at the end of a financial year are not available for expenditure in the following year.