HC Deb 25 March 2004 vol 419 cc1060-1W
Diana Organ

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what financial support his Department gives to the voluntary sector in providing continuing support for people affected by meningitis; [160779]

(2) what plans he has to grant section 65 moneys to the voluntary sector concerned with people affected by meningitis. [160780]

Miss Melanie Johnson

The Meningitis Trust received a Section 64 grant from the Department to fund the Home Visiting Service project. This project supports individuals and their families who have been affected by meningitis.

The total value of the grant awarded over three years is £83,100.

The Department is continuing to fund the Home Visiting Service project at the Meningitis Trust in 2004–05.