National Citizen Service Bill [Lords]

Part of Bill Presented – in the House of Commons at 5:31 pm on 16th January 2017.

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Photo of Jo Churchill Jo Churchill Conservative, Bury St Edmunds 5:31 pm, 16th January 2017

I thank the hon. Gentleman for giving way. That 40% is a large growth, but does he agree that part of that broadening of numbers will mean that there will need to be a large number more volunteering projects from which those children can benefit? That is something that those of us in this Chamber can help with, but I would be interested to know how the Government will fulfil that need so that we get more children helping in those residential homes, playgroups and all the other groups right across the spectrum.