Department for Communities and Local Government: Festivals and Special Occasions:Written question - 115312

Q
Asked by Andrew Percy
(Brigg and Goole)
Asked on: 23 November 2017
Department for Communities and Local Government
Department for Communities and Local Government: Festivals and Special Occasions
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether his Department (a) provides funding for (b) monitors the effectiveness of (i) Holocaust Memorial Day, (ii) Black History Month and (ii) National Hate Crime awareness week.
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Answered by: Mr Marcus Jones
Answered on: 01 December 2017

The Department for Communities and Local Government provided £1.15 million in 2017/18 to the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust to deliver the UK Government's annual ceremony as well as local activities across the country. We also provided £25,000 in 2017/18 to Stop Hate UK to support National Hate Crime Awareness Week in October this year. We have provided no funding to Black History Month. The Department monitors the effectiveness of all projects for which we provide funding.

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