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star this property date less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Voluntary Work: Young People more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department is taking to protect youth volunteering charities from financial difficulty; when his Department became aware of the financial difficulties facing vInspired; whether his Department is aware of other regional providers of the National Citizen Service who are in similar financial difficulties; and what estimate his Department has made of the number of young people affected by the closure of vInspired. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
unstar this property uin 199447 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
unstar this property answer text <p>DCMS invests in youth organisations in a number of ways including the National Citizen Service and the Youth Investment and #iwill Funds in partnership with Big Lottery Fund.</p><p> </p><p>Independent charities are responsible for managing their own funding through various mechanisms including donations, trading and investment; and are accountable for their own financial solvency.</p><p> </p><p>vInspired informed DCMS officials that they were in financial difficulties and expected to shortly commence insolvency procedures in November 2018.</p><p> </p><p>vInspired Education are responsible for delivering the NCS programme in the North East, however this is a separate legal entity to vInspired. We are not aware of any regional providers of NCS who are in financial difficulties.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has assessed that there is no impact to young people on the NCS programme in the North East, and we do not currently hold an estimate of the number of young people who may be affected by other services vInspired provided.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2018-12-13T17:01:02.77Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-13T17:01:02.77Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Cat Smith more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-06more like thismore than 2018-12-06
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Big Lottery Fund more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much Big Lottery funding per capita was allocated to (a) Lewisham Deptford constituency, (b) London and (c) England in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft more like this
unstar this property uin 199892 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
unstar this property answer text <p>For the financial year 2017/18 data is as follows:</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Current Authorised Amount</p></td><td><p>Population</p></td><td><p>Per Capita</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>England (Country)</p></td><td><p>£323,916,855</p></td><td><p>55,619,430</p></td><td><p>£5.82</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London (Region)</p></td><td><p>£89,906,704</p></td><td><p>8,825,001</p></td><td><p>£10.19</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Lewisham, Deptford (Constituency)</p></td><td><p>£6,079,038</p></td><td><p>125,190</p></td><td><p>£48.56</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2018-12-17T11:14:39.873Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-17T11:14:39.873Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
1022996
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-10more like thismore than 2018-12-10
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Charity Commission: Finance more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment he has made of the future funding needs of the Charity Commission; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Croydon North more like this
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Mr Steve Reed more like this
unstar this property uin 200707 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
unstar this property answer text <p>As the regulator of charities in England and Wales, the Charity Commission performs an important service on behalf of the public.</p><p> </p><p>The Commission has set out a new strategic direction and outlined what it believes is necessary to meet its purpose of ensuring charity can thrive and inspire trust so people can improve lives and strengthen society.</p><p> </p><p>In January 2018, government awarded the Charity Commission an additional £5 million a year and, in the Civil Society Strategy, committed to work with the Commission to ensure it is placed on a secure and sustainable financial footing and adequately resourced to meet future challenges.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2018-12-13T16:32:41.21Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-13T16:32:41.21Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Steve Reed more like this
1022998
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-10more like thismore than 2018-12-10
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Youth Services: Lambeth more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many youth service centres have closed down in Lambeth in each month since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Chuka Umunna more like this
unstar this property uin 200636 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
unstar this property answer text <p>The data concerning the number of youth service centres that have closed down in Lambeth in each month since 2010 is not held by my department.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2018-12-17T16:52:24.023Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-17T16:52:24.023Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Charities more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions he has had with the Charity Commission on the time taken to conduct investigations into charities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol East more like this
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Kerry McCarthy more like this
unstar this property uin 201135 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
unstar this property answer text <p>Officials in my department have regular conversations with the Charity Commission.</p><p> </p><p>In serious cases of abuse of and within charities, the Commission may open a statutory inquiry and will use its powers to robustly tackle abuse and misconduct. In 2017-2018, the Commission exercised its powers 1,136 times.</p><p> </p><p>There is no fixed duration for an inquiry, but the Commission’s aim is to conclude investigations as soon as is practicable. The time an inquiry can take will depend on many factors, including: the nature and complexity of the issues being investigated; the responsiveness of trustees and third parties; and whether other agencies are involved. The majority of the Commission’s inquiries are complex and must be conducted thoroughly and comprehensively, in line with public expectations of the regulator.</p><p> </p><p>Furthermore, where the Commission is investigating issues alongside other regulators and law enforcement agencies, those investigations may take priority so as to avoid prejudicing the outcome of their work or impact on the length of an inquiry in some other way.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2018-12-17T16:46:18.39Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-17T16:46:18.39Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kerry McCarthy more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Loneliness more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department is taking to help tackle loneliness. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith more like this
unstar this property uin 908187 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
unstar this property answer text <p>We recently published our strategy for tackling loneliness. This set out a raft of cross-government measures to take the first steps in tackling loneliness and takes forward recommendations from the Jo Cox Commission.</p><p> </p><p>DCMS specifically is providing up to £1.8million to increase the number of community spaces available. This follows the announcement this summer of more than £20million of new funding for projects that bring people and communities together.</p><p> </p><p>With the Office of National Statistics, the department has developed the ‘loneliness measure’ (to enable consistent analysis and build the evidence base), and will be piloting better use of open data around facilities and accessibility with local government. The department is launching an awareness campaign and including loneliness in internet safety.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 908183 more like this
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less than 2018-12-13T17:17:15.257Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-13T17:17:15.257Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Cycling: Sponsorship more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if he will hold discussions with representatives of British Cycling on the effect on the sport of Sky's decision to withdraw sponsorship for Team Sky. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
unstar this property uin 201568 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
unstar this property answer text <p>Sky’s withdrawal from their sponsorship of cycling at the end of 2019 is a commercial decision for them to make. Interest and participation in cycling across the UK has increased greatly since Team GB and ParalympicsGB’s wonderful achievements at London 2012. UK Sport’s support for British Cycling during the current Tokyo 2020 funding cycle remains unaltered by this decision.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2018-12-17T16:51:43.29Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-17T16:51:43.29Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Charities: Ethnic Groups more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether he has made an assessment of the implications for his policies of the finding in The Grant Givers' Movement report that trusts and foundations have a serious problem of bias against some charities led by people from ethnic minority backgrounds. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Croydon North more like this
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Mr Steve Reed more like this
unstar this property uin 201720 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
unstar this property answer text <p>The government believes firmly in the value and importance of diversity in the charity sector, including on boards and amongst trusts and foundations. I am confident that this view is shared by the sector, and that trusts and foundations will be looking at the findings of this report to identify what further action is needed and where lessons can be learned.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2018-12-17T16:49:02.243Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-17T16:49:02.243Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Steve Reed more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Charities: Holiday Leave more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of introducing a statutory duty to allow trustees of Charities time off from work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Clwyd South more like this
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Susan Elan Jones more like this
unstar this property uin 201682 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
unstar this property answer text <p>The government hugely values the hundreds of thousands of people who give up their time to act as trustees across the country. We do not have any plans to introduce a statutory duty for trustees to be given time off from work at this time. However, as set out in the Civil Society Strategy, we are keen to work with partners in the charity sector to consider different ways to strengthen trusteeship.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2018-12-17T16:50:37.297Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-17T16:50:37.297Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Susan Elan Jones more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Loneliness more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps his Department is taking to help tackle loneliness. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Henley more like this
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John Howell more like this
unstar this property uin 908183 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
unstar this property answer text <p>We recently published our strategy for tackling loneliness. This set out a raft of cross-government measures to take the first steps in tackling loneliness and takes forward recommendations from the Jo Cox Commission.</p><p> </p><p>DCMS specifically is providing up to £1.8million to increase the number of community spaces available. This follows the announcement this summer of more than £20million of new funding for projects that bring people and communities together.</p><p> </p><p>With the Office of National Statistics, the department has developed the ‘loneliness measure’ (to enable consistent analysis and build the evidence base), and will be piloting better use of open data around facilities and accessibility with local government. The department is launching an awareness campaign and including loneliness in internet safety.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 908187 more like this
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less than 2018-12-13T17:17:15.303Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-13T17:17:15.303Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for John Howell more like this