Letter from Home Secretary to all Faith Communities

 

Please find attached a letter addressed to all faith communities about the steps being taken by the Home Office following events in Christchurch. It confirms an uplift of funding for the next year of the Places of Worship Protective Security Fund to £1.6 million.  The fund will provide financial support to places of worship for the purchase of physical protective security measures such as fencing, lighting and access control.

The Government is also announcing a new £5 million fund over 3 years to provide security training for Places of Worship and will be working closely with communities and faith leaders to develop this new scheme.

Home Sec letter to Faith Communities

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