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Family Planning Association

Volume 981: debated on Monday 17 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the present level of support to the Family Planning Association; and what are the corresponding figures for the previous five years.

For the three years up to 31 December 1979, the Department funded about half the net expenditure of the eight English regional centres of the Family Planning Association. This grant was in support of the general aims

1979–801978–791977–781976–77
££££
Regional activities30,00050,00040,00010,000*
Family Planning Information Service160,000160,014107,00023,750*
Courses30,89512,23510,8957,658
220,895222,249157,89541,408
* Grants commenced 1 January 1977.
Before 1977, financial support for the Family Planning Association was given only to meet the cost of commissioned services.