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Citizens Advice Bureaux

Volume 941: debated on Wednesday 14 December 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection how many citizens advice bureaux there are in the Yorkshire and Humberside Region; and if he will list them, showing the addresses in each case together with details of any grants which have been made to them and the number of full time officers employed at each.

There are 46 citizens advice bureaux and one regional office in the Yorkshire and Humberside Region. The two tables below give the further information requested. The grant assistance described refers only to those parts of the total national grants which my department has provided to the National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux and which the national association has decided to allocate to that region.

HUMBERSIDE AND YORKSHIRE CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAUX (INCLUDING EXTENSIONS)
Grants made available in 1977–78Full time paid officers
Citizens Advice BureauxAmount
£
Boothferry
Hull2,6601
Beverley*
Scunthorpe110
Barton on Humber*
Brigg*
Harrogate1600
Northallerton
Richmond
Ripon
Scarborough825
Whitby*
Selby1,825
Tadcaster*
Skipton
Town Hall Settle*
York1,0001
Askern
Barnsley800
Penistone*
Doncaster6001
Thorne*
Mexborough
Rotherham1,0001
Sheffield (Pitsmoor)8,1151
Middlewood Hospital*
Sheffield (Sharrow)3,895
Stainforth
Bradford3,0002
Brighouse750
Chapeltown (Leeds)6,075
Dewsbury250
Elland350
Halifax600
Hebden Bridge350
Huddersfield550
Batley*500
Keighley1,100
Leeds1
Ossett800
Pontefract500
Pudsey750
South Elmsall500
Spen Valley250
Todmorden350
Wakefield1
Area Office5,0003
Training Centre2,320
46,42512
* Extension Bureau.
YORKSHIRE AND HUMBERSIDE

Humberside

  • Boothferry—Red Lion Street, Pasture Road, Goole, (South Humberside).
  • Hull—Parliament Buildings, Alfred Gelder Street, Kingston-upon-Hull, HU1 2BP.
  • *Beverley (Extension)—14 Toll Gavel N. Humberside).
  • Scunthorpe—31 Francis Street, (S. Humberside).
  • Barton-on-Humber (Extension)—Trinity Methodist Hall, Vestry Lane, Holydyke, (S. Humberside).
  • Brigg (Extension)—St. John's Church Hall. Bigby Street, (S. Humberside).

North Yorkshire

  • Harrogate—101 Station Parade, HG1 1HB.
  • Northallerton—Standard House, 48 High Street.
  • Richmond—85 Frenchgate, Richmond.
  • Ripon—The Town Hall, Market Square, HG4 18Z.
  • Scarborough—13 Elders Street, Y011 1BR.
  • Whitby (Extension)—Golden Lion Bank Chambers, Golden Bank, Whitby, Y021 3BS.
  • Selby—30 New Lane.
  • Tadcaster (Extension)—7 Bridge Street.
  • Skipton—Bus Station Cottage, 26A Keighley Road, BD23 2NS.
  • Skipton Settle (Extension)—Town Hall, Settle, North Yorkshire.
  • York—10 Priory Street, YO1 IEZ.

South Yorkshire

  • Askern—The Community Centre, Doncaster Road.
  • Barnsley—10 Regent Street South.
  • Penistone (Extension)—St. Paul's Methodist Church, High Street.
  • Doncaster—40 Nether Hall Road, DN1 2PZ.
  • Thorne (Extension)—Assembly Rooms, Town Council Offices, Field Side.
  • Mexborough—Old Market Hall.
  • Rotherham—Transport Buildings, Frederick Street.
  • Sheffield (Pitsmoor)—30 Spittal Hill, Sheffield, S4 7LG.
  • Middlewood Hospital (Extension)—Middle wood Psychiatric Hospital, Sheffield.
  • Sheffield (Sharrow)—Wesley House, London Road, Sheffield, S2 4UR.
  • Stainforth—14 Church Road.

West Yorkshire

  • Bradford—Thorpe Chambers, 12A Ivegate, BD1 1SW.
  • Brighouse—47 Bethel Street, HD6 1JR.
  • Chapeltown—Roscoe Methodist Church, Buildings, Francis Street, Chapeltown Road, Leeds, LS7 4EE.
  • Dewsbury—The Town Hall, Railway Street.
  • Elland—The Council Offices, Southgate, Elland, HX5 0ER.
  • Halifax—32 Clare Road, HX1 2HX.
  • Hebden Bridge—Council Offices, St. George's Street.
  • Huddersfield—35 Kirkgate, HD1 1QT.
  • Batley (Extension)—6 Branch Road.
  • Keighley—Sandywood Street.
  • Leeds—Westminster Buildings, 31 New York Street, LS2 7DT.
  • Ossett—32 Station Road, WF5 SAD.
  • Pontefract—County Savings Bank Chambers, Market Place.
  • Pudsey—The Market Place.
  • South Elmsall—107 Barnsley Road, Moorthorpe.
  • Spen Valley—2 Mortimer Street, Greenside, Cleckheaton, BD19 5AR.
  • Todmorden—Basement, Weavers Institute, Burnley Road.
  • Wakefield—First Floor, Unity House, Smythe Street, WF1 1ER.

asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if it is his policy to encourage local authorities to make grants to citizens advice bureaux.

My Department encourages any assistance which is given to this very valuable service. The Government take into account local authority assistance to citizens advice bureaux in the total annual rate support grant settlement.