Third Sector

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 14th February 2019.

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Photo of Steve Reed Steve Reed Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Civil Society)

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to page 78 of the Government's Civil Society Strategy published in August 2018, what work his Department has undertaken with the Charity Commission to explore options for placing that organisation on a secure and sustainable financial footing and ensuring it is adequately resourced to meet future challenges.

Photo of Mims Davies Mims Davies Assistant Whip (HM Treasury), The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

The Charity Commission performs an important role as independent registrar and regulator of charities in England and Wales. Government officials have regular meetings with the Charity Commission to discuss a broad range of topics, including the Commission’s resourcing.

In January 2018, government increased the Charity Commission’s annual budget by £5m, in recognition of increased demands on its core regulatory functions.

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