HC Deb 05 December 1979 vol 975 cc268-9W
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.

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