§ Mrs. Renée Short
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list those agencies caring for the single homeless which are wholly or partly funded by the Department and the amount of grant in each case; and if he will indicate the level of funding in each case proposed for the next financial year.
§ Sir George Young
The following agencies are funded by the Department under section 64 of the Health Services and Public Health Act 1968. The Department's policy is to give priority to grant-aiding the headquarters costs of national organisations; only in exceptional circumstances can the Department contribute towards the funding of local projects.
£ Exeter Shilhay Community 4,000 Glasgow Kirkhaven night shelter 2,500 Leeds Cyrenians 1,000 Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral crypt 3000 London, Centrepoint 7,000 London, Bondway night shelter 11,000 London, St. Giles centre 5,000 London, Theatre Girls Club 7,000 Lowestoft night shelter 3,000 Manchester night shelter 7,000 Norwich night shelter 5,000 Nottingham, Help the Homeless align="right"3,300 Oxford Cyrenians 6,000 Portsmouth, St. Petroc's Community Trust 3,500 Preston, Homeless in Preston 3,000 Sheffield, Conway House night shelter 3,000 Southampton, Salvation Army Goodwill Centre 1,000
£ Swansea, SASH 3,500 Tyneside Cyrenians 6,000 Wolverhampton overnight shelter 4,400 Worcester St. Paul's 3,000 Total 123,200
The funds available for grants under schedule 5 to the above Act for 1980–81 have not yet been determined.