HC Deb 19 May 2004 vol 421 cc1063-5W
Andrew Selous

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills pursuant to the answer of 5 May 2004,Official Report, column 1583W, on Marriage and Relationship Support, if he will list the pilot projects being funded through the Marriage and Relationship Support Grant programme. [173433]

Margaret Hodge

The Marriage and Relationship Support Grant supports the adult couple relationship, helping to prevent or eliminate problems and consequently help improve outcomes for any children in the family. Details of the 41 projects that will receive funding totalling £4.9 million for 2004–05 (as detailed in a press notice issued on Monday 10 May 2004) are:

Sustained Core funding
Organisation Allocation


Relate 2,104
Tavistock Marital Studies Institute 464
Marriage Care 300
One Plus One 242
2 as 1 150
London Marriage Guidance Council 103
Parentline Plus 62
Asian Family Counselling Service 50
Family Welfare Association 30
Total 3,505

New funding
Organisation Type Project title (if R and D) 2004–05



Relate R and D Measuring The Outcomes of Marriage and Relationship Support 47
Leeds Animation Workshop R and D Minding the Baby 65
Contact a Family R and D Making Time For Us—Parental Information and Support Project 10
One Plus One R and D Supporting Relationships that need it the Most 60
Partners of Prisoners and Families Support Group R and D For better or worse—Supporting relationship breakdown of prisoners and their partners 60
Total 576