HC Deb 23 July 1998 vol 316 cc632-3W
Yvette Cooper

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the grants and awards that require bids from applicants which his Department is responsible for administering and awarding(a) nationally and (b) that people and groups within Wakefield Metropolitan District are eligible to bid for; if he will publish the deadlines for these applications; and if he will produce this list on a regular basis. [51271]

Mr. Boateng

The Department funds a number of nationwide schemes through which voluntary organisations can bid for grants. None prohibits applications from Wakefield.

The Department will consider the most effective way of producing this list on a regular basis in the light of the Better Regulation Task Force's report on Access to Government Funding for the Voluntary Sector.