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Kids Company ‘could close today’, says BBC report

5 Aug 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

Kids Company could close its services at the end of today and the Cabinet Office is seeking to recover the £3m restructuring grant, BBC Newsnight reported last night, as the Spectator published leaked emails from trustees and senior management to staff.

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