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Council For The Deaf (Aid)

Volume 13: debated on Thursday 26 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales whether he will grant aid to the Wales Council for the Deaf on the same basis as his assistance to the Wales Council for the Blind.

No. The assistance granted to the Wales Council for the Blind is based on a unique arrangement made in 1948 between central and local government following discontinuance of the Welfare of the Blind (Contribution) Scheme made under Section 102 of the Local Government Act 1929.