(2) which organisations she expects to receive funds from the £1 million allocated as part of the consultation on carers.
The £1 million support to carers' organisations that was announced as part of the package on the consultation on the New Deal for Carers is to be made available to national organisations who provide direct support to carers generally and who have a high profile and regard in the field. They will be organisations who have provided close support to the Government in the development of the New Deal for Carers which was formally launched by my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer on 23 February this year.
The funding will be made available to help such organisations to build their capacity to provide direct support for carers.