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Millennium Volunteers Ltd: Chairman

Volume 593: debated on Thursday 3 September 1998

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asked Her Majesty's Government:How many applications have been received for the post of Chairman of Millennium Volunteers Ltd., which was advertised in

The Sunday Times on 16 June; when the appointment to the post is to be made; what will be the salary or honorarium; and what budget has been made available for Millennium Volunteers Ltd. by the Government. [HL3195]

The Minister of State, Department for Education and Employment
(Baroness Blackstone)

Thirty five applications were received for the post of Chair of Millennium Volunteers. After further consideration of the most efficient options for national delivery of Millennium Volunteers in England, the Government have decided to establish an internal unit within the Department, to take forward the programme in partnership with the voluntary sector. No salary was attached to the position of Chair. £12.75 million from the windfall levy has been allocated to the programme in England.