§ Mr. Ieuan Wyn Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give the annual funding level for a conciliation service in Scotland; and whether his Department funds a director's post for this service.
§ Mr. Lang
The Scottish Office provides grant under the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 to the Scottish 173W Association of Family Conciliation Services, the co-ordinating body for conciliation in Scotland. Total grant 174W payable in the current year is £48,500 and allows for a full-time director. The Department does not provide grant for local family conciliation services.