HC Deb 20 December 1982 vol 34 cc319-20W
Mr. Peter Bottomley

asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will list all non-statutory bodies to which his Department has made grants for 1981–82 and 1982–83 showing the name of the organisation, the amount of grant and the powers under which the grant is made; and if he will give similar information for grant-aid by other statutory bodies for which his Department is responsible.

Mr. Mellor

The information is as follows:

Name of Organisation 1981–82 Actual 1982–83 Estimate Provision
£ £
1. By my Department (excluding grants to companies under the Industry Acts)
(a) British National Committee of the World Energy Conference 3,000 2,000
(b) The Watt Committee 2,000 2,000
(c) Numerous voluntary organizations for insulation projects 80,000 110,000
(d) Numerous bodies eligible for Energy Survey Scheme grants under Section 15 of the Energy Conservation Act 1981 1,464,872 1,495,000
2. By the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority under the Atomic Energy Authority Act 1954:
(a) The Royal Society 1,000 1,000
(b) Authority Retirement Fellowship 3,000 3,000

The bulk of the foregoing recipients are non-statutory bodies: further details could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

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