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Fawcett Society: Finance

Women and Equalities written question – answered on 14th December 2011.

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Photo of Karl McCartney Karl McCartney Conservative, Lincoln

To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities

(1) what funding from the public purse has been allocated to the Fawcett Society in any future years for which figures are available;

(2) what funding the Fawcett Society received from the public purse in each of the last five years.

Photo of Lynne Featherstone Lynne Featherstone The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

This information is not collected centrally. However, the Government Equalities Office (GEO) made two payments during 2008-09 in respect of publications amounting to £11,150.

There are no future plans to fund the Fawcett Society.

The Equality and Human Rights Commission is an arm’s length body; the following is based on information it has provided.

The Equality and Human Rights Commission procured publication services from the Fawcett Society in 2010 to the value of £5,700.

The Commission has allocated no future grant funding to the Fawcett Society.

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