HC Deb 11 December 1967 vol 756 c55W
Mr. Arnold Shaw

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the maximum sum which the Department may disburse as a contribution to the building of a community centre; when this figure was last revised; and what was the total disbursement under this head in the financial years 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, and 1966, respectively.

Mr. Denis Howell

The maximum grant that is normally made to a local voluntary organisation for the building of a community centre is£10,000. This limit was introduced in May 1963. Total payments of grant in England and Wales for the years mentioned were as follows:—

Financial Year Payments
1960–61 26,772
1961–62 34,283
1962–63 28,793
1963–64 54,397
1964–65 83,472
1965–66 101,920
1966–67 128,429