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Voluntary Organisations (Grants)

Volume 33: debated on Tuesday 30 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish details of grants to voluntary organisations from his Department during the financial year 1982–83 showing the amount awarded to each organisation.

[pursuant to his reply, 29 November 1982]: Grants to voluntary bodies, other than housing associations and excluding grants made by statutory bodies associated with the Department are as follows:

Grants to voluntary organisations 1982–83
1. Amenity Societies and the Civic Trust:
Civic Trust55,000
Council for British Archaeology1,625
Ancient Monuments society6,000
The Georgian Group6,000
The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings6,000
The Victorian Society6,000
2. Keep Britain Tidy Group*292,000
3. Small Grants Programme:
Advisory Committee for the Education of Romany and Other Travellers10,400
Council for Environmental Conservation5,600
Council for Urban Studies Centres6,600
East Anglian Gypsy Council850
Festival Welfare Services2,000
Friends of the Earth Trust6,000
The Hawk Board5,000
Inter Action Country Wings18,700
National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders21,000
National Council for Voluntary Organisations (Inner City Voluntary Action Development Programme)30,666
National Gypsy Council12,000
Romany Guild6,340
Royal Institute of British Architects Architectural Workshops20,950
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds5,000
Runnymede Trust10,000
Somerset Small Industries Group6,000
Town and Country Planning Association Planning Aid Unit6,325
Town Teacher5,000
Tree Council7,000
Volunteer Centre5,500
Cathedral Camps1,000
4. Urban Initiatives Fund:
Inter Action Neighbourhood Use of Buildings and Space14,500
Urban and Economic Development Limited13,500
Royal Institute of British Architects—Community Architecture12,000
Town and Country Planning Association (Northern Region)15,800
5. Council for Environmental Education32,000
6. Housing (Homeless Persons) Act 1977:
SHAC (The London Housing Aid Centre)†109,000
Shelter National Housing Aid Trust39,000
Housing Advisory Switchboard46,732
National Association of Voluntary Hostels22,150
South West Housing Aid Service14,300
Womens Aid Federation (England)13,500
7. Urban Programme
The contribution from central Government to voluntary bodies under the Urban Programme is estimated at approximately £36 million in 1982–83, but this includes a substantial contribution from the Department of Health and Social Security and the Department of Education and Science.
* Plus £50,000 Contribution to "Beautiful Britain 1983" Campaign.
† For 1982.
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