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Charities: Lobbying

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 903987, tabled on 3 March 2016

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what representations he has received from charities on the Government's proposal to prevent charities using government grants to lobby Parliament.

Answered on

9 March 2016

Taxpayers money should not be diverted away from its intended purpose and wasted on political campaigning and political lobbying. The clause does not stop grant recipients, including charities, from using other sources of funding for this or from making their views known.

Answered by

Cabinet Office
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