§ Mr. Nigel Griffiths
To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will list the estimated funding of the(a) National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux, (b) National Consumer Council, (c) Gas Consumer Council, (d) Post Office Users National Council, (e) POAC, (f) Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, g DTI's consumer safety programme and (h) Central Rail Users Consultative Committee for each year from 1993–94 at 1995 prices, together with the percentage change (i) per annum and (ii) since 1993–94, including the 1996–97 figure following the November Budget statement. 
Mr. John M. Taylor
Most of the information requested is as follows. Figures are shown for Citizens Advice Scotland as well as the National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux. The 1996–97 allocations have not yet been determined. Since April 1994 th Central Rail Users Consultative Committee has been the responsibility of the Office of the Rail Regulator.289W
Table of Expenditure on Consumer Protection (at 1994–95 prices) 1993–94 1994–95 1995–96 Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents 164 161 –1.8 165 +2.5 +0.6 Consumer Safety 1,074 729 –32.1 824 +11.5 –23.3 1 The National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux received £336,000 in 1993–94, and £436,988 in 1994£95 in supplementary grant. 2 Citizen Advice Scotland received £33,000 in 1993–94 and £79,736 in 1994–95 in supplementary grant. 3The National Consumer Council received £228,000 in 1993–94, and £291,879 in 1994£95 in supplementary grant 4 The cost of the Gas Consumers' Council is almost entirely recovered from British Gas 5This covers expenditure by POUNC, POACs and the Post Office Users' Councils and Advisory Committees on Telecommunications for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.