§ Mr. Watson
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the total funding to voluntary organisations in Scotland(a) through local authorities and (b) through the Scottish Office direct in the last full year for which figures are available.255W
§ Mr. Stewart
The figures for grants paid to voluntary organisations in Scotland by local authorities are not available centrally. Direct grants paid to voluntary organisations by the Scottish Office in 1992–93 totalled £.25.7 million.