§ Mr. McNamara
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the racial equality councils that have been(a) successful and (b) unsuccessful in securing section 44 funding; and which racial equality councils cover areas in which British National Party candidates are standing in this year's local government elections. 
§ Fiona Mactaggart
For the lists of successful and unsuccessful applications, I refer my hon. Friend to the answer I gave my hon. Friend the Member for Bolton, South-East (Dr. Iddon) on 18 May 2004,Official Report, column 862W
The Commission for Racial Equality is collating the other information requested and I have asked its chair to write to my hon. Friend on this matter as soon as possible.