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Youth Work

Home Department written question – answered on 10th July 2013.

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Photo of Gareth Thomas Gareth Thomas Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office), Party Chair, Co-operative Party

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much funding her Department allocated for youth work in (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12 and (c) 2012-13; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Jeremy Browne Jeremy Browne The Minister of State, Home Department

The Home Office has provided funding for a range of early intervention programmes targeting young people. These have included the Ending Gang and Youth Violence Programme, Positive Futures and funding for local youth crime and substance misuse prevention services. Funding for these programmes totalled £19,313,000 in 2010-11; £27,813,000 in 2011-12 and £33,713,000 in 2012-13.

Alongside Home Office funding for specific intervention programmes, local authorities also provide funding for youth services.

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