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Commission For Racial Equality

Volume 975: debated on Monday 3 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will now announce the revised budget for the Commission for Racial Equality for 1979–80; if he will state what change this is over 1978–79; and what effects he expects the revised budget to have on the work of the Commission for Racial Equality.

The Commission's expenditure in the present financial year is expected to be £6·08 million. This represents an increase in real terms of some 5½ per cent. over the budget for 1978–79. The Commission's plans for expanding its activities will be restricted to a more modest level than originally projected.

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he expects to announce the budget for the Commission for Racial Equality for 1980–81.

The estimate will be included in the Supply Estimates which will be published in normal course next year.