§ Baroness David
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What was the average Home Office grant towards the cost of a place in a voluntary after-care hostel for offenders in 1990–91.
The average Home Office grant for each of the 4,419 places available in after-care hostels in 1990–91 was £1,600. This represents the funding the Home Office provides to the majority of after-care hostels as a "top-up" to the more substantial funding they receive from the Housing Corporation.