HC Deb 14 October 1991 vol 196 cc42-3W
Mr. Michael

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how much money was allocated in the 1990–91 financial year(a) specifically to support the implementation of the all-Wales strategy on mental illness and (b) for other work in connection with mental illness (i) to each local authority in Wales, (ii) to voluntary organisations in each local authority area and (iii) to voluntary organisations in Wales as a whole.

Mr. Nicholas Bennett

In addition to the record level of resources being spent on these services by health and social services authorities from their mainstream allocations, a total of £3.09 million of mental illness strategy funding and £1.34 million of other funding for mental illness services was allocated in 1990–91. Allocations were predominantly to district health authorities. Mental illness strategy funding to social services authorities and local voluntary organisations was as follows:

Social Services Authorities £ Voluntary Organisations £
Clwyd 60,000 36,647
Dyfed 58,486
Gwent 10,700 214,600
Gwynedd 72,284 71,079
Mid Glamorgan 86,000 107,500
Powys 65,740 47,740
South Glamorgan 2,431 111,939
West Glamorgan 111,000 3,800

A total of £178,205 was allocated to voluntary organisations operating on an all-Wales basis.

Information on the allocation of non-strategy mental illness funding between recipient agencies could be provided only at disproportionate cost.