§ Mr. McLoughlin
To ask the Deputy Prime Minister(a) how many awards were made in the last financial year and (b) what their administrative costs were for the (i) New Deal for Communities Grant programme, (ii) Community Chest Grant programme, (iii) Tenant Participation Grant programme, (iv) Rough Sleepers Grant programme and (v) Special Grants programme. 
§ Mrs. Roche
The information is as follows:
New Deal for Communities (NDC):
There are 39 New Deal for Communities (NDC) Partnerships, who each received NDC grant in 2001–02. The 39 NDC Partnerships spent £65.3 million on projects. They spent £17.3 million on their management 82W and administration. Spending on management and administration costs is likely to be higher in the early stages of the programme, but over the 10-year lifetime of the NDC Programme each NDC Partnership is allowed to spend 10 per cent. of its overall grant on management and administration.
Neighbourhood Renewal Community Chest Awards and Administrative Costs for the last Financial Year.
GO Awards made Admin costs (£) Spent on awards (£) East 16 6,491 43,625 East Midlands 126 31,225 322,088 London 613 193,353 1,140,200 North East 389 107,030 981,149 North West 535 86,189 1,188,887 South East 60 39,653 281,267 South West 52 12,194 105,857 West Midlands 180 110,735 1,107,346 Yorkshire and Humberside 203 63,585 543,312 Total 2,174 539,720 4,713,731
A number of these figures are estimates
Tenant Participation, Grant:
In 2001–02 515 Tenant Participation Grant Awards were made with admin costs of £1.617 million. These are the best estimates. Admin costs include an element for ODPM costs.
Rough Sleepers Grant programme:
In 2001–02 the RSU made 487 grant awards. The total administrative cost of running the Unit in that year was £1.33 million.
Special Grants Programme:
Special Grants Programme (SGP) funding totalled £1.7 million in 2001–02 with 40 individual grants awarded. Costs for the management and administration of the SGP were approximately £40,000.