MPs blame trustees, ministers and Commission for 'extraordinary catalogue of failures' at Kids Company
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MPs blame trustees, ministers and Commission for 'extraordinary catalogue of failures' at Kids Company 6

1 Feb 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

Kids Company collapsed because of an “extraordinary catalogue of failures”, MPs said in a highly critical report today, which recommends “radical” changes to charity regulation and government grant giving.

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MPs blame trustees, ministers and Commission for 'extraordinary catalogue of failures' at Kids Company

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