Community Security Trust: Finance:Written question - 217673

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Asked by Tulip Siddiq
(Hampstead and Kilburn)
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Asked on: 06 February 2019
Home Office
Community Security Trust: Finance
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reasons his Department allocates the Jewish Community Protective Security Grant on an annual rather than multi-annual basis.
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Answered by: Mr Ben Wallace
Answered on: 05 March 2019

Cabinet Office grant governance standards require grants to be reviewed at least annually, taking into account delivery across the period. This then results in a decision to continue, discontinue, amend funding levels or the scope of the Grant. A multi-year grant process would inhibit the outcomes of these reviews and commercial assurance processes from being implemented.

It is important that the Home Office ensures that the Recipient has managed the Grant in line with Government standards and that the Grant continues to represent value for money for the tax payer.

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