§ Mr. Richards
In 1993–94 369 voluntary organisations in Wales received grants totalling £18.6 million from the Welsh Office, mainly in direct funding, although some indirect grants are also included. Details of outturn expenditure for 1994–95 will be available shortly and I will write to the hon. Lady.
Details of the number of voluntary organisations contracting with the Welsh Office and the value of these contracts are as follows:
Year Number Amount £ 1993–94 44 543,100 1994–95 51 672,940