§ 7. Mr. Simon Thomas
To ask the Minister for Women what steps she is taking to increase wealth creating opportunities for women in the most deprived areas. 
§ Ms Hewitt
The Phoenix Fund, which provides grants to business to support projects for disadvantaged communities, has supported 21 projects which are specifically targeted at women, although the other projects also assist women entrepreneurs within their target groups. Devolved Administrations make their own arrangements in this area.