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Youth Organisations

Volume 229: debated on Friday 23 July 1993

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will institute an independent evaluation into the performance of the Weston Spirit, Drive for Youth, Fairbridge and other similar charitable organisations specialising in diverting young people from crime; and if he will make a statement.

A number of local diversionary projects run by charitable organisations, including Fairbridge, receive Home Office funding. Those projects are therefore subject to monitoring and evaluation.