§ Mrs. Laing
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when the extra funding for the Rough Sleepers Initiative announced on 16 December 1998 will be spent. 154W
§ Mr. Macdonald
[holding answer 16 February 1999)The intention is that the additional funding announced for the Rough Sleepers Initiative on 16 December 1998 should be spent in the financial years 2000–01 and 2001–02.
From 1 July 1999, this will be a matter for the Scottish Parliament.