§ Mrs. Renée Short
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the amount of grant given to the Equal Opportunities Commission for each year since it was set up; and if he will announce the level of grant for the forthcoming financial year.
§ Mr. Raison
The annual grant-in-aid since the Equal Opportunities Commis-554W sion was established in December 1975 has been:
1975–76 £118,870 1976–77 £850,430 1977–78 £1,460,699 1978–79 £1,644,650 1979–80 £2,251,000 (estimated)
Estimated expenditure for 1980–81 will be included in the Supply Estimates which will be published in due course.