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Voluntary Work

Volume 464: debated on Monday 15 October 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what definition his Department uses of a volunteering opportunity for the purposes of its policy to promote volunteering. (156940)

For the purposes of volunteering policies the Cabinet Office defines volunteering and volunteering opportunities as any non-compulsory activity which involves spending time, unpaid, doing something which is of benefit to others (excluding relatives), society or the environment.