National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 4th July 2019.

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Photo of Edward Leigh Edward Leigh Conservative, Gainsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 19 June to Question 263696, what proportion of the engagement meetings organised or participated in by Big Ideas under that organisation's contract for the Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre have been held (a) in the City of Westminster, (b) in Greater London other than the City of Westminster and (c) outside Greater London.

Photo of Edward Leigh Edward Leigh Conservative, Gainsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 19 June to Question 263698, how many (a) schools, (b) mother and toddler groups, (c) housing associations and (d) Westminster community groups Big Ideas has (i) organised or participated in meetings with and (ii) engaged with in other ways on the Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre.

Photo of Edward Leigh Edward Leigh Conservative, Gainsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 19 June to Questions 263696, how many (a) Jewish and (b) other faith groups Big Ideas has (i) organised or participated in meetings with and (ii) engaged with in other ways on the Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre.

Photo of Heather Wheeler Heather Wheeler Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

Big Ideas Community Interest Company have reached out to a range of community organisations across Westminster, Greater London and nationally. They have held meetings with those groups who expressed an interest in learning more about the proposed Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre either through direct engagement or hosting information in their newsletters. A list of direct engagements is below.

Emmanuel Centre - Mother and Toddler Group

Board of Deputies of British Jews Board Meeting

Brixton Library - Foyer Space

Emmanuel Centre - Homework Club

Emmanuel Evangelical Church - Sunday Service and Community Lunch

Grey Coat Hospital School - Y11 and Sixth Form Group

Grey Coat Hospital School - Year 9 Class

Holocaust Survivors' Centre

Kinder Lunch - Alyth Gardens Synagogue

National Holocaust Centre, Nottingham - AJR Members

Open Age Westminster (Churchill Hub) - Coffee Morning

Remembering and Rethinking - Kindertransport Conference - Lancaster House

Thamesbank Centre - ETAT Group (Encouragement Through the Arts and Talking)

Thamesbank Centre - Mothers and Toddlers Group

The Abbey Centre - The Wash House Cafe

Together Plan - Memories of the Minsk Ghetto

United Synagogue - Annual Women's Dinner

Wiener Library - Heroes of the Holocaust

Wiener Library - Panel discussion

William Gibbs Community Centre - Coffee Morning

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