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Volume 506: debated on Tuesday 2 March 2010

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office with reference to the Prime Minister’s speech at Britain’s Everyday Heroes Book Launch of 24 July 2007, how many individuals have received an Award for Social Technology to date. (318353)

The UK Catalyst Awards—the community awards for social technology—were awarded to businesses that used social media to tackle current social challenges. A total of eight awards were received by businesses in 2008.

The event formed part of the work programme of the Council on Social Action. A full list of award winners from the 2008 UK Catalyst Awards can be found at:

A copy of the list will be placed in the Libraries of the House.