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Charities

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 219998, tabled on 7 January 2015

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many new charities were established (a) in the UK and (b) in Swindon in each of the last five years.

Answered on

14 January 2015

The total number of registrations, along with other key figures, is available through the Charity Commission’s Annual Report which is available both on its website at: http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Showcharity/RegisterOfCharities/registerhomepage.aspx and is also in the House Library.

This holds key information of all 164,000 registered charities in England and Wales. The advanced search function allows the user to search by registration date, operating area, income band, charitable purpose and other key items.

Answered by

Cabinet Office