§ Mrs. Helen Jackson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will give consideration to protecting educational and social welfare projects which have received section 11 grant since 1992 and which fall outside bidding guidance issued for the single regeneration budget.
§ Mr. Peter Lloyd
No guarantee can be given as regards the future of existing projects beyond existing commitments but the bidding guidance already covers activity of this sort. The specific aims of the budget include initiatives intended toenhance the employment prospects, education and skills of local people, particularly the young and those at a disadvantage, and promote equality of opportunityand topromote initiatives of benefit to ethnic minorities".