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Supporting People Programme

Volume 496: debated on Tuesday 1 September 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many local authorities were eligible to receive Supporting People grants in each of the last three years. (288484)

Supporting People is a locally devolved programme administered through top tier authorities in partnership with local Housing, Health, Social Services and Probation bodies. Before the structural changes to local government on 1 April 2009, 150 authorities were eligible to receive funding, this has now increased to 152 eligible authorities.