§ Mr. Hendry
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how much his Department has spent on schemes operated by the Prince's Trust in each of the past 10 years. 
§ Mr. Charles Clarke
Information held for financial years before 1999–2000 can be provided only at disproportionate cost. I list in the table the amounts paid to the Prince's Trust in the years 1999–2000 to 2002–03 inclusive. All payments were for activities carried out in respect of the European Social Fund. This function has now transferred to the Department for Work and Pensions.
£ Financial Year Amount 1999–2000 1,236,397.74 2000–01 351,239.00 2001–02 200,611.00 2002–03 444,952.00