HC Deb 10 February 1982 vol 17 c397W
23. Sir Ronald Bell

asked the Secretary of State for Transport what is the current cost to public funds of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

During the current financial year a grant of £382,000 will be paid by my Department towards the cost of certain road safety activities undertaken by the Royal Society in England. In addition, grants of £66,000, £73,000 and £70,500 are payable towards similar activities in, respectively, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The society's activities in promoting occupational, agricultural, home and leisure and water safety are grant aided by other Departments, to a total, this financial year, of £210,800, and membership subscriptions from local authorities in England, Scotland and Wales amount to £73,600.