§ 37. Mr. Cordle
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science, in view of the urgent need for young people to train for voluntary lifeguard duty on beaches, if he will assist in the setting up of the proposed rescue service training centre at Aberavon.
§ Mr. Denis Howell
My Department already provide assistance in this field by way of annual grants to the Royal Life Saving Association and the Surf Life Saving Association of Great Britain. As regards this particular project it is understood that the sponsors are in consultation with Port Talbot Borough Council who, in common with all other local authorities, have discretionary powers too support voluntary bodies concerned with the promotion of water safety.