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Chinese Community

Volume 86: debated on Wednesday 13 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how much his Department has spent in the last five years including the current financial year on schemes for the Chinese community.

The approved urban programme expenditure on projects of specific benefit to the Chinese community for the last three years is as follows:



1. Figures for earlier years are not available.

2. This is the combined approved partnership, programme, and

Approvals for Local Authorities in Cumbria under the TUP




CopelandAdventure playground off Furness Street, Millom5,000
CumbriaWest Cumbria MIND group homes13,000


Barrow-in-FurnessHawcoat Community Centre79,9202,880
CumbriaCleator Moor Montreal C of E Nursery School25,000



AllerdaleWest Cumbrian Co-op development group2,000
CarlisleCarlisle Aid for Women1,951
CopelandMillom CAB2,8004,855
Big Hill Adventure Playground1,3757,418
Transport Scheme8,3751,659
Project Homeless Ltd26,050
Improvement to Richmond Community Centre3,365
Bigrigg Community Centre63,500
Mini-bus project, W Cumbria MIND8,5002,000
CumbriaWorkington: Ashfield Child Guidance Centre13,700
Community Worker, Workington10,300
Valley Community Centre, White Haven10,300
Community Worker for the Elderly and Handicapped10,300
Residential Experience Scheme2,400
Social Worker, Ashfield Centre, Workington10,300
Newton Nursery Class, Carlisle12,800
St Michaels Day Centre, Workington4,000
Peripatetic teachers for pre-school mentally handicapped26,000
Howgill Centre, Whitehaven31,000
Youth Wing, Netherhall Centre, Whitehaven50,0007,000
Appointment of Social Worker16,500


AllerdaleFacelift Scheme, Maryport town centre30,000
Innovation Workshops8,000
Barrow-in-FurnessDalton Baths30,000
CarlisleErection of Industrial Workshops at Port Road124,000
Erection of Industrial Workshops at Hewson Street59,000
After School play scheme95015,718
CopelandAge Concern—luncheon club36,00017,153
Provision of Play area at Whicham1,375
Footbridge over Lowca Beck2,000
CumbriaBotcherby family centre50,000

tradition urban programme expenditure on schemes for the Chinese community including figures for both new and committed schemes. The approved expenditure includes an element of overprogramming to allow for programme slippage, so the final outturn may not precisely equate with approvals.