§ Mr. Roger King
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what additional moneys he has allocated to voluntary organisations for the small grants scheme for under-fives in this financial year.
§ Mrs. Virginia Bottomley
I am pleased to announce that the Department has just increased the amount allocated to voluntary organisations for the small grants scheme for under-fives and their families by £101,000. The additional allocations are as shown in the table:
Organisation Additional allocation £ Pre-School Play Groups Association 50,000 National Council for Voluntary Child Care Organisation (Child Care) 10,000 National Childminding Association 10,000
Organisation Additional allocation £ National Toy Libraries Association (Play Matters) 11,000 National Playbus Association 10,000 Home Start Consultancy 10,000
This brings the total allocation to £425,000 in 1989–90.