Department for Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 19th April 2017.

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Photo of Tom Watson Tom Watson Party Chair, Labour Party, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment she has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU on (a) access to funding for the charity sector and (b) the charity sector in general.

Photo of Rob Wilson Rob Wilson The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

The Government has a long term plan and strategy to make sure that the sector is supported. Given the sector’s diversity, we recognise that there could be a broad range of implications and we are carefully assessing the impact of leaving the EU on the voluntary and community sector. We are also continuing to gather information and listen to the concerns and priorities of the charity sector.

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