HC Deb 26 March 1998 vol 309 cc240-1W
Mrs. May

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on the level of grant provided to the Access Committee for England in the financial years(a) 1996–97, (b) 1997–98 and (c) 1998–99. [36333]

Mr. Milburn

The Department has provided a grant of £85,000 in 1996/97 and £65,000 in 1997/98, towards the central administrative costs of the Access Committee for England (ACE). This is in addition to project funding of £24,000 in each of these two years. This Department will not be providing funding to ACE in 1998/99.