§ Ms. Walley
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what amount of Government funding is set aside to fund archaeological investigations.
§ Mrs. Virginia Bottomley
This is a matter for English Heritage to determine, within its overall resources of grant-in-aid from this Department and other sources of income. In its budget of £72,399 million for the current financial year it has allocated £7.2 million for archaeological investigations and recording.