Bob Blackman – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Cabinet Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Bob Blackman on 2015-11-26.

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what plans he has to support charities during this Parliament.

Mr Rob Wilson

In the last five years the number of registered charities has increased by over 2,000, and the sector’s annual income has grown by over £10bn.

Looking ahead, the Government’s priority is supporting a strong, independent, transparent and accountable voluntary sector. Plans will include a focus on outcomes based commissioning, restoring public trust in fundraising and strengthening the Charity Commission to protect charities from abuse through the Charities Bill.