29 Oct 2013
Shadow minister for civil society Gareth Thomas has tabled a series of Parliamentary questions to minister Nick Hurd about the government's funding of Big Society Network and the allocation of Social Action Fund money.
There is a growing resentment towards religion in the UK, according to the chief executive of the British Humanist Association, Hanne Stinson. Can we hope for a world without religious privilege or discrimination?
At a time when the NHS and Local Authorities are being told to put everything out to competitive tendering it is rank hypocrisy and smacks of cronyism to learn that Government favoured schemes do not have to follow suit.
Anne McGuire, former deputy director of the Scottish Council of Voluntary Organisations, has been chosen as the new cabinet office adviser on third sector innovation.
Independent schools could meet new public benefit measures by helping state school pupils win places at university, the Charity Commission has said.
Third sector minister Kevin Brennan has promised that the government will unveil a package of financial support to help charities through the coming recession after the pre-budget report on 24 November.