HC Deb 10 November 1977 vol 938 cc204-5W
Mrs. Chalker

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the total sum granted to voluntary organisations in each of the years 1973–74, 197475, 1975–76, 1976–77; and what is the size of the grants budgeted for 1977–78, 1978–79 and 1979–80.

Mr. Moyle:

The totals of grants by my Department to voluntary organisations under Section 64 of the Health Services and Public Health Act 1968, excluding grants to the King's Fund Centre, for the relevant years were:

£ million
1973–4 1.215
1974–5 1.678
1975–6 2.066
1976–7 2.758

The comparable budget estimate for 1977–78 is £5 million. Final decisions have not been taken for later years.

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