The Government have announced a fund of £600 million to fund social enterprises and charities.
It is part of David Cameron's Big Society agenda- a vision of a society where individuals and communities have more power and responsibility. Read more here.
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Accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, the Queen will attend the opening ceremony of the fifth session in the Holyrood chamber.
Ms Leadsom has received the backing of Ian Duncan Smith, the former work and pensions secretary.
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