Social Enterprises: Offenders

(asked on 24th February 2017) - View Source

Question to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport:

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 10 January (HL Deb, col 1856), what steps they are taking to enable more private, local authority and charity investment in social enterprises which support or employ ex-prisoners.

Answered by
Baroness Buscombe Portrait
Baroness Buscombe
This question was answered on 9th March 2017

Charities and social enterprises play an important role in the government’s mission of building an economy that works for everyone. The government is building on its role as a world leader in soc`ial enterprise by championing procurement for social value, supporting social enterprise awareness campaigns, building the social investment market, using social enterprises to address issues at scale and expanding the social investment tax relief.

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