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Charities: Lobbying

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN HL6103, tabled on 10 February 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will suspend their new policy, announced on 6 February, on charitable sector campaigning, in the light of the announcement by the Cabinet Office minister Matthew Hancock MP that the sector would face additional restrictions on such activity, so as to allow time for parliamentary debate on this issue.

Answered on

25 February 2016

The announcement on 6 February was on a new clause for all government grant agreements. It is not specific to Charities.

Answered by

Cabinet Office