§ Mr. Hargreaves
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what proposals he has to change the 1996–97 external finance limits for the urban development corporations. 
§ Mr. Gummer
Grant in aid to Teesside development corporation is being increased by £2,000,000 to allow it to bring forward regeneration projects. This will be funded by a transfer from city challenge. There will be an associated increase in the external financing limits for urban development corporations by £2,000,000 from £207,817,000 to 209,817,000.