Brown hits it off with East End kids as he unveils recession lifeline
PUBLISHED: 23:28 11 February 2009 | UPDATED: 14:03 05 October 2010
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PRIME Minister Gordon Brown was a hit with children in London’s East End as he announced a cash lifeline to help weather the recession. He was touring the Bromley-by-Bow health and community centre where he announced a £42.5m rescue package
PRIME Minister Gordon Brown was a hit with children in London’s East End as he announced a cash lifeline to help weather the recession.
He was joined at the Bromley-by-Bow health and community centre by Minister to the Cabinet Office Liam Byrne as he toured the complex to announce a £42.5 million rescue package.
The centre was used as a backdrop for the announcement of measures to boost communities, charities and other groups helping people get through the recession.
The bail out includes £10m for volunteering and £15.5m for a community resilience fund.
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