HC Deb 29 March 1976 vol 908 c395W
Mr. Parkinson

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how much financial support the Government have given at constant prices to voluntary activity in England and Wales which has general relevance to the needs of the mentally ill, during the years 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974 and 1975, respectively.

Dr. Owen

My Department has provided financial assistance as follows to voluntary organisations whose activities are national in scope and primarily concerned with the needs of the mentally ill:

Financial Year Amount (Current Prices)
1970–71 £54,000
1971–72 £72,000
1972–73 £124,000
1973–74 £131,000
1974–75 £125,000
1975–76 £138,000

These figures do not include grants by other central Government Departments or by local authorities and regional and area health authorities.