HC Deb 06 February 1973 vol 850 cc77-8W
64. Mr. Norman Lamont

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will give a breakdown of the way in which the £3.4 million allocated by the Government to voluntary services has been spent.

Mr. Lane

Following is the information:

The distribution of the £3.4 million is to be phased over a period of four years. In the current financial year, excluding some outstanding applications, the expenditure is likely to be:

Mr. Carlisle

It is the Government's policy to reduce unwarranted discrimination against women by whatever means, including legislation, are appropriate for the purpose. A number of measures have already been passed to that end; and another, the Guardianship Bill, has recently been introduced in another place.