§ Mr. Chris Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment his Department has made of the32W advantage of voluntary sector participation in Government-funded targeted HIV and AIDS health promotion work. 
§ Mr. Horam
The Government's HIV/AIDS health promotion strategy', published in November 1995, recognises that targeted HIV health promotion work for vulnerable groups, such as gay men, may often he better undertaken by community-based and self help voluntary groups than by the Government or their agencies. We are therefore exploring the scope for greater voluntary sector involvement with targeted campaigns.
1"HIV & AIDS Health Promotion: An Evolving Strategy", a copy of which is in the Library.