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Youth Organisations (Departmental Grants)

Volume 978: debated on Wednesday 6 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will list the grants made available by his Department to the National Youth Bureau and other leading organisations concerned with youth during the most recent year for which figures are available.

Grants paid to national youth organisations during the financial year 1978–79 were as listed below. The figures include grant towards headquarters expenditure; grant to support development, experiment and research; and, in a few cases, grant towards capital projects of national or regional significance. The list excludes youth service grants to organisations not national in scope, or not primarily concerned with youth work.

OrganisationsAmount paid in
National Youth Bureau216,486
Anglican Young People's Association550
Army Cadet Force Association 4,900
Association for Jewish Youth9,750
Baptist Union of Great Britain and Ireland4,300
Boy's Brigade18,500
British Council of Churches3,350
British Red Cross Society5,700
British Youth Council19,537
Catholic Youth Service Council7,100
Church Lads' Brigade and Church Girls' Brigade6,050
Church of England Board of Education22,400
Co-operative Union1,500
Council for Nature3,350
Dockland Settlements1,200
Duke of Edinburgh's Award44,050
Endeavour Training14,650
Foudroyant Trust6,900
Girl Guides Association60,000
Girls' Brigade15,850
Girls' Friendly Society8,550
Girls Venture Corps15,600
Jewish Lads' and Girls' Brigade2,500
Methodist Association of Youth Clubs30,650
Methodist Association of Asian Youths4,102
National Association of Boys' Clubs110,150
National Association of Youth Clubs214,771
National Council for Voluntary Youth Service11,800
National Elfrida Rathbone Society14,900
National Federation of 18+ Groups6,500
National Federation of Gateway Clubs4,750
National Federation of Young National PHAB (Physically Handicapped and Able Bodied)9,450
National Youth Assembly1,400
National Youth Theatre12,400
Ocean Youth Club2,850
Outward Bound Trust10,650
Sail Training Association2,650
Salvation Army2,800
Scouts Association52,050
Sea Cadet Association12,050
St. John Ambulance Brigade4,550
Union of Maccabi Associations 2,000
UK Federation of Jazz Bands4,000
United Reformed Church9,550
Woodcraft Folk2,250
Young Christian Workers11,800
Young Men's Christian Association128,422
Young Women's Christian Association44,500
Youth Hostels Association91,387