§ Mr. Ernie Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland which local authorities have made application for a women's aid refuge or rape crisis centre under the urban aid programme; and if he will indicate the successful applications and the amount of money provided.
§ Mr. Allan Stewart
Applications have been made by Strathclyde, Lothian, Fife and Grampian regional councils, and by Angus and Dundee district councils. All were for refuges rather than rape crisis centres, and all were approved; details of the costs, on which 75 per cent. grant is payable, are as follows. Current costs are supported for an intital period of three years.
Association in Scotland. It is, of course, open to the association to apply to the Scottish Sports Council, which assisted it with a grant prior to 1981.