HC Deb 06 February 1986 vol 91 cc245-6W
Mr. Holt

asked the Secretary of State for Wales in how many schools in Wales Russian is taught.

takes to ensure that grant aid given to voluntary bodies and organisations, whether directly or indirectly, is not used for political purposes.

Mr. Mark Robinson

Grants to voluntary organisations are made for specific purposes, and are monitored to ensure that they are used for these purposes. Grants are not available to support party political activity.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will list in the Official Report, for the last 10 years for which figures are available, the amounts of money paid by his Department, whether directly or indirectly through some other agency, to organisations and bodies working in the field of health education, detailing the organisations and bodies concerned, the amounts they received and the method of payment.

Mr. Mark Robinson

The information requested is given in the following table:

Mr. Wyn Roberts

Information supplied by the Welsh joint education committee indicates that there were six schools in Wales where Russian was examined as a GCE subject in the summer of 1985.