§ Mr. Letwin
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what financial support his Department(a) currently gives and (b) plans to give to the ME Association. 
§ Ms Jowell
The Department has provided funds to the Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Association of £37,000 from 1995–96 to 1997–98 and, in the same period, of £94,673 for their development of support services project. Funding is provided through the Section 64 scheme of grants.
Further funding is currently being considered.