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Mr. McGrady: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions he plans to have with his ministerial counterparts in the devolved institutions in Great Britain and Northern Ireland on funding over the next three-year comprehensive spending review period for the voluntary and community sector, with particular reference to projects to improve disadvantaged areas judged to be at risk of social exclusion. 
Andy Burnham: In devolved areas of policy, it is for the devolved Administrations to determine their own priorities and policies within their block budgets announced in the 2007 comprehensive spending review.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the likelihood of tax credit claimants not telling HM Revenue and Customs when they take up residence abroad; how many tax credit claims were found to be invalid because a claimant has gone abroad in the latest period for which figures are available; what research has been carried out into the effectiveness of checks to protect against wrong or fraudulent claims by workers
who have gone abroad; and if he will make a statement. 
HM Revenue and Customs has robust strategies in place for tackling non-compliance including a range of checks throughout the life of each claim. And it continually refines and develops its processes to ensure it can tackle those who seek to claim awards to which they are not entitled, and respond quickly when new compliance risks are identified.