§ Mr. Dewar
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give for each of the last five years the total grant paid by central Government under section 9 and section 10, respectively, of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 or under any other heading to the Scottish Association of Intepreters for the Deaf.
§ Mr. Rifkind
[pursuant to his reply, 9 April 1987]: Grants are payable by my right hon. and learned Friend under section 9 of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 for training and under section 10(1) for other purposes. The association has not hitherto requested any payments of grant under section 9 of the Act. Annual payments of grant under section 10(1) during the period in question have been as follows:
£ 1982–83 nil 1983–84 nil 1984–85 2,604 1985–86 5,585 1986–87 8,571