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Pensions Education Fund

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 22 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what the expected total allocation is of funds on Pensions Education Fund contracts; (125531)

(2) how much each of the 26 contracted awards from the Pensions Education Fund has cost;

(3) with whom further Pensions Education Fund contracts have been agreed since the initial 26 were awarded.

The total expected allocation of funds to the 26 organisations that made successful applications to the Pensions Education Fund is £5,137,961.

The value of each of the 26 contracts awarded by the Pensions Education Fund is contained in the following table.

Contracted organisationFund contract value (£)Age Concern Birmingham225,196Age Concern Camden164,439Age Concern Baling248,361Age Concern England250,019British Chambers of Commerce249,981Campaign for Learning244,161Community The Union for Life197,772Council for Voluntary Service (Northampton)201,510GFTU237,900Golden Gates Housing165,525Humber and Wolds Rural Community Council199,350Life Academy56,340NAPF234,640NIACE247,476North Liverpool Citizens Advice Bureaux244,562Pakistan Pendle Welfare Association98,510PRIME250,064QED-UK249,931Royal Bath and West of England Society74,537Royal National Institute of the Blind124,323SAFE-Toynbee Hall245,480Sahara Communities Abroad250,000Scottish Transport Credit Union194,915Trades Union Congress245,116USDAW116,727WEETU (Womens Employment, Education and Training Unit)121,126Total5,137,961.00 Note:Figures have been rounded to the nearest poundNo further contracts have been agreed since the initial award of 26 contracts.