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Urban Aid Programme

Volume 888: debated on Monday 10 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of Stale for the Home Department whether he will publish in the Official Report a list of projects in the Manchester area sanctioned under the urban aid programme.

Circular No. 2 (Approvals June 1969 and January 1970)

Cost at time of approval £

Capital

1.Day Nursery, Harpurhey59,800
2.Six Family Group Homes48,000
3.Four play groups in parks960
4.St. Thomas' School: adventure playground.2,500
5. St. Edward's School: additional nursery class9,385
6.Seymour Road Infants: adaptations for one nursery class4,550
7.Hareley Hey Infants: adaptations for one nursery class.3,150
8.Whitworth Special School, Hulme: provision of 30 places11,500
9.Alexandra Park Day Nursery2,530

Non-capital

1.Equipment for childrens homes6,920 once only
2.Capitation allowances7,500 once only
3.Office equipment for schools in deprived areas2,500 once only
4.Grant to Save the Children Fund play groups2,000 once only
5.Two play centres1,000 once only
6.Family advice centre5,880 p.a.
7.Four playgroups in parks1,250 p.a.
8.Fielden Park College: training of additional nursery assistants6,450 p.a.
Circular No. 3 (Approvals November 1970 and January 1971)

Capital

1.Nursery class, Holy Name9,900
2.Nursery class, St. Stephen's9,900
3.Nursery class, St. Brigid's9,900
4.Nursery class, Mount Carmel9,900
5.Clayton day centre for the elderly16,000
6.Three play groups in parks2,900
7.Housing Advisory Service6,500

Non-capital

1.Training facilities for 20 nursery nurses10,210 p.a.
2.Grant to CSS: teaching English at home2,400 p.a.
3.Grant to CSS: home teaching for illiterates1,600 p.a.
4.National Elfrida Rathbone Society: equipment for teaching handicapped children100 once only
5.Youth Development Trust: contracting adolescents at risk5,200 p.a.
6.FSU: play groups250 p.a.
7.FSU: new centre3,400 p.a.
8.Save the Children Fund: play groups2,000 once only
9.Save the Children Fund: play centres1,000 once only
10.West Indian Association Community Centre: for equipment1,750 once only
Circular No. 4 (Approvals April and August 1971)

Non-capital

1.Language project1,500 once only
2.Grant to Youth Club Associations2,500 p.a.
3.12 additional family planning clinics9,200 p.a.
4.Expansion of domiciliary family planning720 p.a.
5.Training courses in family planning280 p.a.
6.Grant to CCR for playgroup2,000 p.a.
7 CCR promotion of public education in community relations1.585 p.a.
[Circular No. 5 dealt with Intermediate and Development Areas only]
Circular No. 5 (Approvals March 1972)

Non-capital

1.Play schemes in five parks, Easter Summer630 once only
2.YMCA Summer and Christmas camps946 once only
Circular No. 7 (Approvals September, October, December 1972)

Capital

1.Nursery Unit, St. Mary's14,300
2.Day centre for elderly, Whalley Range33,315

Non-capital

1.Youth Development Trust: family advice centre10,865 p.a.+600 once only
2.Bethesda Youth Centre: under 10s club200 p.a.
3.Youth and Community Service: volunteer organiser1,975 p.a.+150 once only
4.CCR Fair Housing Group Worker4,212 p.a.
5.CAB organiser, Neighbourhood Advice Centre, Harpurhey4,550 p.a.
6.Community Project organiser: Moss Side/Longsight2,780 p.a.

Cost at time of approval £

7.Walton Cottage Trust Day Nursery10,100 once only
8. Out of schools activities organiser2,800 p.a.
9. University settlement, day nursery6,842 once only
10.Equipment for scouts.2,500 once only
Circular No. 8 (Approvals April 1973)

Non-capital

1.Play in five parks: Easter600 once only
2.Play in three parks: Summer495 once only
3.Longsight/Moss Side community project655 once only
4. CCR: Cheetham secondary school project1,872 once only
Circular No. 9 (Approvals September 1973)

Capital

1.Catholic Welfare Society: welfare centre12,000
2. Adventure playground, Princess School3,000
3.Playgroup, D. Lewis Recreation Ground4,200
4.Playgroup, Delamere4,200
5.Playgroup, Baguley4,200

Non-capital

1. Playbus in Wythenshawe1,694 once only
2.Social worker for homeless adolescents2,000 p.a.
3.Adult education tutor 3,400 p.a.
4.Residential courses, Ghyll Head outdoor pursuits centre1,500 p.a.
Manchester District
Circular No. 10 (Approvals April 1974)

Non-capital

1.CCR: Play projects in four centres1,297 once only
2.Longsight Community Group245 once only
3.Junior Youth Clubs: Gorton and Wythenshawe2,004 once only
4. Project for gypsy children270 once only
5.Sailing courses280 once only
Circular No. 11 (Approvals January 1975)

Capital

1.Law Centre7,000
2." Shield ": temporary hostel2,825
3.Toy library3,200
4.Accommodation for unsupported mothers5,200
5.Resource centre for child minders12,945
6. Hulme neighbourhood projects2,000

Non-capital

1.Curriculum development leader for adult literacy project.3,400 p.a.
2. Elfrida Rathbone Society: group social worker4,500 p.a.
Circular No. 12 (Approvals January 1975)

Capital

1.George Jackson House Trust: short stay hostel32,000
2. Council for Community Relations: temporary accommodation for Asian women.2,250
3.Centre for West Indian Organisations56,217

Non-capital

1.Resettlement worker for Ugandan Asians1,600 p.a.
2. Hideaway Youth Club: detached youth work8,850 p.a.
3.Teacher/social worker in Hulme and Moss Side4,200 p.a.
4. West Indian Organisations' Coordinating Committee: pre-training classes 1,000 p.a.
5. Longsight/Moss Side community project: employment study scheme5,780 p.a.
6. In company language training for immigrant workers1,730 p.a.+ 500 once only