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Voluntary Services Unit

Volume 983: debated on Thursday 24 April 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department which organisations are funded by the voluntary services unit of his Department; and what financial support is given to each of these organisations.

I refer my hon. Friend to the reply I gave to a question by the hon. Member for Manchester, Wythenshawe (Mr. Morris) on 31 March.—[Vol. 982, c. 31–32.] In addition to the grant applications there listed as agreed in 1979–80, the following grants-in-aid were administered by the voluntary services unit:

National Council for Social Service (from 1 April 1980 renamed National Council for Voluntary Organisations)—£528,000.
Women's Royal Voluntary Service—£2,860,000.