Government support is inadequate to protect work of key charities.
Macmillan Cancer Support chief executive Lynda Thomas said the [government] support did not go far enough.
"We are deeply concerned this commitment fails to recognise the scale of the challenge," she said.
"It won't prevent many of the nation's charities cutting the support they provide when it is needed most, or even being forced to close."
Barnardo's said the package was
"little more than a sticking plaster". as demand for the charity's services is "skyrocketing"