Bryony Houlden, Chief Executive, South West Councils

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Consultation Launched into Distribution of National Lottery Money

Release Date: Jun 01, 2016

The public’s views are being welcomed in a 12 weeks consultation to guide the policy direction of the Big Lottery Fund, seeking opinions of the programmes that could be funded via the money in England. The Cabinet Office is consulting with the fund on the best way to amend the fund’s direction. The Big Lottery Fund receives 40% of the £1.8 billion “good causes” fund generated by the Lottery each year.

More information on the consultation can be found here, which closes on the 12th of August.

Please respond by downloading and completing the response form (in Word)  and emailing it to blfpolicydirectionsconsultation@cabinetoffice.gov.uk or posting it to:

Big Lottery Fund Public Consultation
OCSI Sector Support Team
Cabinet Office
4th Floor Blue Zone
1 Horse Guards Road