Religious Buildings: Security

Home Office written question – answered on 26th June 2018.

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Photo of Laura Smith Laura Smith Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether he has a timetable for reopening the Vulnerable Faith Institution Scheme to enable bids from places of worship to improve their security measures; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Victoria Atkins Victoria Atkins The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department, Minister for Women

The Home Office has committed £2.4m over three years (2016 to 2019) to provide protective security measures to places of worship in England and Wales that have been subject or are vulnerable to hate crime.

The third year of the scheme opened for applications on 8 June. The Vulnerable Faith Institutions Scheme was a separate funding scheme of £1million for one year following the attack at Finsbury Park in June 2017.

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