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Third Sector

Health written question – answered on 17th October 2011.

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Photo of Gareth Thomas Gareth Thomas Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office), Party Chair, Co-operative Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many letters he has received on funding for civil society organisations within his Department's area of responsibility in each month since 1 June 2010; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Simon Burns Simon Burns The Minister of State, Department of Health

A search of the Department's correspondence database has identified 90 items of correspondence received since 1 June 2010 about funding for charitable or voluntary sector organisations. This is a minimum figure that represents correspondence received by the Department's Central Correspondence Team only. The following table shows this figure split by month received.

Items of correspondence received by the Department's Central Correspondence Team concerning funding for charitable or voluntary sector organisations
Month received Number of cases
2010  
June 5
July 7
August 2
September 5
October 4
November 3
December 7
   
2011  
January 3
February 11
March 13
April 9
May 4
June 7
July 4
August 3
September 2
October 1
Note: The 'number of cases' for October 2011 is a month-to-date figure, up to 13 October 2011. Source: Central Correspondence Team, Department of Health.

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