HC Deb 10 November 1977 vol 938 cc229-32W
Mrs. Chalker

asked the Minister of Overseas Development what was the total sum granted by her Department to non-statutory organisations in each of the years 1973–74, 1974–75, 1975–76 and 1976–77 ; what is the size of the grants budgeted for 1977–78, 1978–79 and 1979–80; and if she will list these grants.

Mrs. Hart:

The total sum granted by my Department to non-statutory organisations other than governmental, academic and scientific bodies in each of the years 1973–74 to 1976–77 inclusive is as follows:

1973–74 1,915
1974–75 2,275
1975–76 2,409
1976–77 (provisional) 2,898

1974–75, 1975–76, 1976–77 ; and what is the size of the grants budgeted for 1977–78, 1978–79, 1979–80 ; and it he will detail these.

Mr. Les Huckfield:

My Department has paid the following grants-in-aid to non-ststutory bodies:

Details of the grants approved for 1977–78 totalling £6,063,197 are:

Organisation £
Africa Centre 100
African Inland Mission 20,250
African Medical and Research Foundation 40,250
Appropriate Health Resources and Technologies Action Group(AHRTAG-UK) 6,000
Beit Trust 8,000
Birmingham International Council 4,500
Bracknell World Development Movement 250
Britain-Tanzania Society 1,500
British Red Cross Society 25,650
Catholic Fund for Overseas Development 20,000
Catholic Institute for International Relations 12,000
Catholic Institute for International Service 111,000
Centre for World Development Education 70,437
Christian Aid 40,000
Christians Abroad 8,000
Church of Scotland 5,000
Church Missionary Society 5,000
Commonwealth Linking Trust 200
Commonwealth Society for the Deaf 4,125
Concord (Birmingham) Film Council 1,076
Council for Education in World Citizenship 3,000
Farnham Castle 137,000
Friends of Urambo and Mwanhala 1,285
Friends Service Council 11,000
Girl Guides Association 600
Help the Aged 1,000

Organisation £
Hexham World Development Movement 50
Intermediate Technology Development Group 71,035
International Development Centre, Coventry 296
International Planned Parenthood Federation 1,500,000
International Voluntary Service 106,600
Kingston One World Centre 800
Leamington Third World Information Centre 1,000
Marr Munning Trust 7,210
Merseyside Churches Ecumenical Council 3,500
Methodist Church World Development Standing Committee 1,500
National Council for Social Service (British Volunteer Programme Secretariat) 10,000
Norwich Third World Centre 321
Overseas Development Institute 5,000
Overseas Students Advisory Bureau 29,000
Oxfam 5,25,550
Plunkett Foundation for Co-operative Studies 3,000
Ranfurly Library Service 10,000
Returned Volunteers Action 5,000
Regional Conference on International Voluntary Services 2,500
Royal Commonwealth Society, Oxford 150
Save The Children Fund 173,000
Scottish Education and Action for Development 3,049
Standing Conference on Refugees 4,500
Surrey Oxfam Youth Trust 1,500
Toc H 500
Third World Centres 1,321
Third World First 4,000
United Nations Association Educational Trust for Scotland 3,500
United Nations Association North Western Region 2,000
Voluntary Service Overseas War on Want 902,375
Welsh Centre for International Affairs 10,676
West Cumbria World Development Movement 650
Women's Corona Society 21,000
World Development Group, Londonderry 1,500
World Development Movement Churches Committee 5,000
World Development Movement (Headquarters) 2,245
World University Service 1,952,000
Young Women's Christian Association 646

Subject to the submission of suitable developmental proposals and the availability of both funds and projects. I anticipate that the total sum to be made available for similar purposes in 1978–79 and 1979–80 will be no less than that allocated for 1977–78.

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