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Supporting People Programme

Volume 485: debated on Tuesday 16 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the Supporting People funding settlement and administration grant is for each London Borough in (a) 2008-09 and (b) 2009-10. (243350)

I refer the hon. Member to the indicative allocations of funding covering 2008-09, 2009-10 and 2010-11 announced by my right hon. Friend the Minister for Housing on 6 December 2007, Official Report, column 81WS, and to the written ministerial statement made by my right hon. Friend the Minister for Housing on 4 February 2008, Official Report, column 47-48WS, confirming Supporting People final grant allocations for 2008-09. Tables showing the Supporting People allocations were placed in the House of Commons Library following these statements, and in these my hon. Friend will find the Supporting People grant allocations given to each local authority for 2008-09, 2009-10 and 2010-11.

The Supporting People programme funding allocations for 2008-09 and the indicative allocations for 2009-10 for each London borough are as follows:

£ million

Allocation 2008-09

Indicative allocation 2009-10

Barking and Dagenham

5.416

5.651

Barnet

7.803

7.803

Bexley

3.194

3.417

Brent

12.807

12.807

Bromley

5.428

5.428

Camden

33.937

32.240

Corporation of London

0.694

0.682

Croydon

8.952

8.952

Ealing

11.125

11.125

Enfield

11.055

11.055

Greenwich

9.954

9.954

Hackney

22.222

22.222

Hammersmith and Fulham

12.669

12.035

Haringey

20.682

19.648

Harrow

3.833

3.833

Havering

2.759

2.952

Hillingdon

5.954

5.954

Hounslow

5.913

6.060

Islington

15.935

15.935

Kensington and Chelsea

10.670

10.136

Kingston upon Thames

4.406

4.406

Lambeth

20.792

20.792

Lewisham

17.220

17.220

Merton

3.385

3.385

Newham

11.843

12.458

Redbridge

4.781

5.115

Richmond upon Thames

2.848

2.848

Southwark

18.766

18.766

Sutton

3.667

3.667

Tower Hamlets

15.385

15.385

Waltham Forest

8.435

8.859

Wandsworth

11.177

11.177

Westminster

17.052

17.052

From 2008-09, the Supporting People administrative grant is no longer a separate allocation and is paid to each local authority as part of their area based grant.