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Education Grants

Volume 21: debated on Thursday 1 April 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the recurrent grant offers made to community education organisations for the financial year ending 31 March 1983.

Grant offers made to community education organisations by my Department for the year to 31 March 1983 are given in the following table:

Scottish Education Department
Recurrent Grants under section 73 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 and the Further Education (Scotland) Regulations 1959–1979
Grant offers for 1982–83 £
National Voluntary Organisations
Abernethy Outdoor Centre1,395
An Comunn Gaidhealach62,000
Army Cadet Force Association600
Boys' Brigade24,495
British Red Cross Society2,023
British Youth Council (Scotland)15,525
Church of Scotland Committee on Parish Education14,280
Community Service Volunteers22,990
Conservation Volunteers6,390
Co-operative Union5,186
Crusaders Union479
Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme11,605
Endeavour Training Scotland10,300
Episcopal Church Youth Committee1,597
Fair Play for Children5,325
Girls' Brigade7,455
Girl Guide Association9,318
Iona Community1,118
Loch Eil Outward Bound12,492
National Trust for Scotland2,590
Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association7,500
Sabhal Mor Ostaig10,000
Salvation Army8,630
Scottish Amateur Music Association2,200
Scottish Association of Boys Clubs*
Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs62,358
Scottish Association of Youth Clubs72,000
Scottish Centre for Tuition of Disabled12,190
Scottish Chess Association8,000
Scottish Community Drama Association20,500
Scottish Community Education Council273,650
Scottish Council of Social Service1,597
Scottish Girls Venture Corps2,982
Scottish National Camps Association85,200
Scottish National Council of YMCA's35,448
Scottish Schoolboys Clubs4,366
Scottish Standing Conference of VYO's17,595
Scottish Women's Rural Institutes26,375
Scottish Youth Hostels Association4,366
Scottish Youth Theatre16,300
Scripture Union5,751
Sea Cadet Corps and Girls Nautical Training Contingent1,171
The Scout Association21,100
YWCA of Great Britain31,439
YWCA of Scotland1,384
Adult Education Organisations
Aberdeen University15,975
Dundee University10,650
Edinburgh University19,809
Glasgow University2,875
Newbattle Abbey College232,809
Scottish Adult Basic Education Unit*
Scottish Institute of Adult Education19,580
Scottish Trade Union Congress35,000
Trade Union Congress6,240
WEA North of Scotland41,322
WEA South East of Scotland34,825
WEA West of Scotland57,403
Grand Total1,426,253
*To be determined in the light of further information being obtained.