Sunak throws ‘unprecedented’ £750m lifeline to charities struggling amid Covid-19

CHARITIES struggling to stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic have been thrown a £750 million lifeline by Chancellor Rishi Sunak today.

Cash grants will be available to charitable organisations, including those supporting domestic abuse victims, and hospices, he announced during the daily Downing Street press conference on Covid-19.

Some £360m direct from government departments will go to charities providing key services, he said.

Smaller charities will...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-04-08 21:32
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