§ Mr. Lidington
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what financial support his Department has given since 1 April 2000 to projects run by the British Red Cross. 608W
§ Angela Eagle
[holding answer 26 April 2002]: As the Minister responsible for the voluntary and community sector, I am answering on behalf of central Government Departments.
The latest, estimated figures for central Government support to the British Red Cross, available for the 2000–01 financial year only, are as follows:
£ Department for Education and Skills 98,500 Department for International Development 32,011,423 Northern Ireland 5,591 Scottish Executive 20,220 Total 32,135,734
These estimated figures do not include potential funding from the Welsh Assembly, which is not currently held centrally.