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Victim Support Schemes

Volume 505: debated on Wednesday 10 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much was distributed from the Victims Fund in 2008-09; and which groups received money from the fund for the provision of services to victims of (a) homicide and (b) hate crime in 2008-09. (316394)

[holding answer 8 February 2010]: For the financial year 2008-09, £1.5 million was distributed from the Victims Fund across all the services that it supports. The groups that received money from the fund for the provision of services to victims of homicide and hate crime are as listed:

(a) Homicide

Child Bereavement Charity

National Victims Association

Support After Murder and Manslaughter Merseyside

Victims Of Crime Trust

Victim Support Bedfordshire

(b) Hate Crime

Gender Identity Research and Education Society

Greater Manchester Police—Bury Division

Greenwich Action Committee Against Racist Attacks

Hounslow Community Safety Partnership

Kirklees Metropolitan Council

North Herts People First

Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council

Victim Support Greater Manchester

Victim Support Teesside

Voice UK

West Yorkshire Police