Liverpool may slash charities’ funding

Voluntary bodies in Liverpool are facing cuts of a third in

The council’s voluntary sector funding panel has recommended
£3.2m of grants for the next financial year, down from
£4.7m this year.

Liverpool Council for Voluntary Service said the loss to the
voluntary sector, when the loss of match funding was added, could
total nearly £24m. LCVS was told last month that there were no
grounds for a judicial review.

The council said no final decision would be taken until an
appeals process had finished this month.

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