Labour MP Sadiq Khan yesterday called the Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill “embarrassing and pathetic”, describing it as something akin to “The Thick of It”, as MPs debated its second reading in the House of Commons.
Sir Stuart Etherington has paid tribute to Nick Hurd, saying he was “innovative, creative and one of the best minsters that we’ve had”, adding that NCVO would organise a party to thank him for his time as minister for civil society.
Charity workers can now apply for a work shadowing initiative that involves voluntary sector and government staff pairing up to spend a day in each other’s organisations.
Basically it looks like the government stuffing public money into their friend's pockets without actually expecting them to do anything for it.
Rosie Chapman compares the recommendations of NCVO’s senior executive pay inquiry with practice in other sectors.
Andy Benson, founder of the National Coalition for Independent Action, has said he would be proud to be the first organisation prosecuted by the Electoral Commission for breaching the Lobbying Act.
Government grant giving is inefficient and fragmented and suffers from a lack of good practice guidance, a National Audit Office report has said today.