§ Mr. Jopling
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will ensure that public money allocated by Cumbria county council for the funding of trade union duties has not been spent on those trade union activities for which public money is not permitted to be used. 
§ Mr. Gummer
I am sure my right hon. Friend will want to draw his concerns to the attention of the independent auditor of the county council, who is empowered to act in cases of illegal expenditure.