Helen Jones – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Ministry of Justice

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Helen Jones on 2014-04-01.

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which rape support centres and helplines (a) nationally and (b) in each region will receive funding from the Rape Support Fund in 2014-15; and how much funding has been allocated in each case.

Damian Green

The Ministry of Justice remains committed to supporting organisations that deliver specialist support to female victims of rape and sexual violence and has committed £4.4m per year over 2014-2016 through the Rape Support Fund.

Detail regarding all organisations funded through the Victim and Witness Fund, which includes the Rape Support Funds 2011-2014 and 2014-2016 can be found at gov.uk the information provided includes the amount of funding awarded to each organisation. The documents are located in the transparency data section of the Publications tab; https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/victims-and-witnesses-funding-awards

The document for the 2014-2016 Rape Support Fund is divided into Police and Crime Commissioning Areas and includes the funding amounts awarded for both 2014/2015 and 2015/2016. The document was published on the 8 April 2014.