HL Deb 16 January 2001 vol 620 c128WA
Lord Grabiner

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What grants they have made towards marriage and relationship support in the current financial year. [HL348]

The Lord Chancellor:

During the current financial year (2000–01), my department will spend £4 million on marriage and relationship support, an increase of £0.8 million on funding for the financial year 1999–2000.

The funding has been allocated as follows: Relate—£2,396,585; Tavistock Marital Studies Institute £486,161; Marriage Care—£333,516; One Plus One—£357,000; Jewish Marriage Council—£48,313; Family Welfare Association—£99,925; London Marriage Guidance—£100,000; Parentline Plus—£60,000; National Marriage Week—£30,000; Community Family Projects—£30,000; 2asl.net—£40,000; and Asian Family Counselling Service—£18,500.

The funding will be spent on improving existing marriage and relationship support services, research into the most effective interventions, and disseminating good practice.

I am increasing the amount of money available to £4.5 million from the next financial year (2001–02).