HC Deb 17 December 2001 vol 377 cc87-8W
Mr. Cameron

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the schemes administered by (a) his Department and (b) its agencies where funds are allocated by a competitive bidding process; and what was the amount of money allocated to each scheme. [19734]

Angela Eagle

[holding answer 3 December 2001]: Grant schemes administered by the Home Office, where a competitive bidding process has taken place, were allocated a total of approximately £340 million during this financial year. This has funded 226 projects under 17 schemes. The main grant schemes are as listed.

Grant scheme Allocation
Active Community Grants 17,042,532
ACU Grants funded by Capital Modernisation Fund 8,226,017
Race Equality Unit—Summer Activities 7,000,000
Race Equality Unit—Connecting Communities 5,000,000
Family Support Grants (for voluntary organisations) 2,000,000
Research Challenge Fund 260,000
Refugee Integration Challenge Fund 500,000
Crime Reduction Programme 51,500,000
Crime Reduction Programme—CCTV Capital Grants 70,000,000
Partnership Development Fund 2,100,000
Electronic Chipping Initiative 2,300,000
Confiscated Assets Fund 7,000,000
Drug Prevention Advisory Service Grants 1,907,000
Crime Fighting Fund 151,000,000

The following grants schemes were approved by ministers during 2001, and will run until 2004:

Grant scheme Allocation
Mentoring Fund Grants 3,448,691
Infrastructure Grants 7,719,500