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Charities: Government Assistance

Volume 492: debated on Wednesday 20 May 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what financial and other support his Department is giving to charities during the economic downturn. (276395)

Up to £42.5 million was announced in “Real Help for Communities” in February; a £16.7 million Hardship fund was announced in the Budget, as well as a £1.2 billion jobs fund which the third sector will be able to access.