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Volume 488: debated on Friday 6 March 2009

To ask the Minister for Women and Equality pursuant to the answer of 20 January 2009, Official Report, column 1312W, on charities, how many (a) charities and (b) faith-based charities have applied for funding from the Government Equalities Office and been declined since 12 October 2007. (251981)

One of the 28 applications for support from the special fund for rape crisis centres was declined as the applicant did not meet all the eligibility criteria set out in my answer to PQ 251980, on 24 February 2009, Official Report, columns 738-9W.

No applications from faith-based charities have been received and declined.