§ Alan Simpson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what funding was allocated to the victim support programme in each of the last three years; what the projected funding is for the next three years; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Paul Goggins
The total Home Office grant to the organisation Victim Support was £18.55 million in 2000–01, £25.05 million in 2001–02 and £29.3 million in 2002–03. The grant in the current financial year will be £30 million. Current plans envisage the grant being maintained at that level in 2004–05 and 2005–06.