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Candidates: Disability

Question for Women and Equalities

UIN 248038, tabled on 26 April 2019

To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, how many applications have been made to the EnAble Fund.

Answered on

1 May 2019

The Government Equalities Office launched the EnAble Fund in December 2018, providing grants to help cover disability-related expenses that candidates might face when seeking elected office. There have been around fifty applications to the fund since then.

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Women and Equalities
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