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Social Exclusion Frameworks

Volume 457: debated on Wednesday 7 March 2007

6. To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what steps she is taking to involve voluntary sector groups in building future social exclusion policy frameworks. (125523)

The third sector plays a key role in providing advice and support services to socially excluded groups. As part of the Cabinet Office’s responsibility for the Social Exclusion Task Force and Office of the Third Sector, Ministers and officials from my Department regularly meet with stakeholders and members of voluntary organisations and groups.