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Centre For World Development Education

Volume 975: debated on Friday 7 December 1979

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asked the Lord Privy Seal (1) if, in view of the article on "Overseas Development" published by his Department, "New move boosts education group", he plans to extend the work of the Centre for World Development Education in the light of progress made since 1977;

(2) if he will make a statement about future funding by his Department of the Centre for World Development Education.

It has already been announced that the Government have decided that financial assistance for development education should be progressively reduced. However, support for the Centre for World Development Education will continue until 31 March 1982 at least. This will give the centre time to replan its activities and look elsewhere for finance.