A grant from central government which a local authority can allocate to a wide range of services.
- Further funds have also been allocated by way of discretionary block grant, a special block grant for footpath/carriageway restoration, low cost safety grants and road worker training grants.
- One solution would be to provide the project or cooperative subsidies in the form of a block grant, in order to maintain the housing as affordable.
- The base grant, the block grant we get for research has never kept up sufficiently for us to provide the kind of infrastructure and flexibility we want…
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