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Voluntary Organisations: Finance

Volume 506: debated on Monday 1 March 2010

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how much her Department plans to spend on the (a) V, (b) Generations Together, (c) Volunteer Management, (d) Access to Volunteering, (e) Youth Volunteering, (f) Volunteer Brokerage, (g) Capacitybuilders, (h) Futurebuilders and (i) other youth programmes in (i) 2009-10, (ii) 2010-11 and (iii) 2011-12. (318129)

The Cabinet Office has budgeted to spend the following amounts:

£ million

2009-10

2010-11

(a) v

138.1

139

(b) Generations Together

1

1.5

(d) Access to Volunteering

0.65

1.35

(e) Youth Volunteering—Strategic Partners

1.06

1.06

(g) Capacitybuilders2 and (c) Volunteer Management

339.4

432.2

(h) Futurebuilders2

53.8

48.4

1 And up to £15 million through the v match fund, funded from a draw down on the HM Treasury Reserve. 2 Including Modernisation Fund. 3 Of which £0.9 million has been allocated to the Volunteer Management programme. 4 Of which £2.2 million has been allocated to the Volunteer Management programme.

The current spending review period covers from 2008-09 to 2010-11. The Cabinet Office has therefore made no allocations to these programmes beyond March 2011.

There are no further funded youth programmes (i), beyond the allocations to v and the youth volunteering strategic partners.

The Volunteer Brokerage scheme (f) is delivered by the Department for Work and Pensions.

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how much her Department plans to spend on assistance for (a) youth and (b) other volunteering and community service in (i) 2009-10, (ii) 2010-11 and (iii) 2011-12. (318130)

The Cabinet Office has budgeted to spend the following amount on youth volunteering:

(i) 2009-10—£39.16 million (and up to £15 million through the v Match Fund).

(ii) 2010-11—£40.06 million (and up to £15 million through the v Match Fund).

The Cabinet Office has budgeted to spend the following amount on other volunteering and community service:

(i) 2009-10—£9 million.

(ii) 2010-11—£11.6 million.

The current spending review period covers from 2008-09 to 2010-11. The Cabinet Office has therefore made no allocations to these programmes beyond March 2011.