HC Deb 07 May 1982 vol 23 c151W
Mr. Pawsey

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what bodies or organisations, for the day-to-day work or administration of which he does not answer parliamentary questions, receive finance from his Department's Vote.

Mr. Pattie

The Ministry of Defence makes grants or contributions to a variety of organisations listed or described in the Defence Estimates. Those for whose day-to-day work or administration the Secretary of State for Defence does not answer parliamentary questions are:

  • NATO and other international bodies and organisations
  • The Royal British Legion
  • The Council of Voluntary Welfare Work
  • The Royal Aeronautical Society
  • The Scott Polar Research Institute
  • The Royal United Services Institution for Defence Studies

Various religious, charitable and other institutions which receive contributions or grants for sports equipment and amenities.