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Faith Communities Capacity Building Fund: Grants

Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 10 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what investigations took place into the activities of the (a) Friends of the Western Buddhist Order, (b) the New Kadempa Tradition and (c) Soka Gakkai International before the Department took the final decision to grant funds to each organisation from the Faith Communities Capacity Building Fund. (156700)

The Department considered information received from the Information Network Focus on religious movements who provide objective information to Government relating to minority religious groups before agreeing that the funding could be released.