§ Mr. Michael
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how much money was provided by his Department in each of the last 10 years on enveloping schemes(a) in Cardiff and (b) in Wales; and how much is being made available in the current year and in the 1991–92 financial year.
§ Mr. Grist
Since 1984–85 capital allocations totalling £75.7 million have been made available to local authorities in Wales for enveloping projects. Cardiff has been allocated over £9 million. Subsidy payments by the Department for the last two available years have been:
Cardiff £ All-Wales £ 1987–88 467,124 2,733,822 1988–89 583,420 4,131,189
The amounts paid in earlier years are not readily available; the amount for 1989–90 is not yet available. For the current financial year credit approvals of £26 million are available for area-based renovation projects. No decisions have yet been made about resources for 1991–92.