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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:57 am on 5th May 2016.

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Photo of Fiona Bruce Fiona Bruce Chair, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact 11:57 am, 5th May 2016

My hon. Friend raises the critical issue of funding. Does he agree that it would be very helpful if local authorities offered faith-based organisations more proactive help with bid-writing, because navigating the thickets of complexity on these documents often dissuades them from even embarking on the process?