HC Deb 25 July 1972 vol 841 c266W
Sir B. Rhys Williams

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how the grants made by him to voluntary bodies in the current financial year compare with those made in earlier years.

Sir K. Joseph

For the financial year 1972–73 grants to the value of £715,000 have already been agreed, and further requests from voluntary bodies are being considered. In 1970–71 the corresponding figure was £247,000 and in 1971–72 £412,000.