HL Deb 21 October 1980 vol 413 c1809

100 Clause 77, page 50, line 28, leave out ' providing residential' and insert'—

  1. '(a) providing; or
  2. (b) contributing by way of grant under section 10(3) of this Act to the provision by a voluntary organisation of, residential


My Lords, this amendment is designed to enable local authorities to use the specific grants which will be provided by the Secretary of State under Clause 77 to grant-aid the provision of hostel accommodation by voluntary organisations, so that they will not necessarily have to undertake the provision themselves. I beg to move.

Moved, That this House doth agree with the Commons in the said amendment.—(The Earl of Mansfield.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.