Written Question on Royal Society for the Protection of Birds: Grants

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Date Title Questioner
31 Oct 2017, 5:04 p.m. Royal Society for the Protection of Birds: Grants Anne-Marie Trevelyan


To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what taxpayer funded grants including EU funds have been received by the RSPB in the last five years.

Answer (George Eustice)

The department publishes details of all expenditure over £25,000, including grants, at https://data.gov.uk/dataset/financial-transactions-data-defra.

The majority of grants are made under the Darwin/Official Development Assistance (ODA) initiative. The RSPB also receives funding under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Details of specific grants made under CAP in the 2015 and 2016 European Community financial years (16 October – 15 October) can be found via http://cap-payments.defra.gov.uk.

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